Ursula K. Le Guin Quotes
We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
There's a good deal in common between the mind's eye and the TV screen, and though the TV set has all too often been the boobtube, it could be, it can be, the box of dreams.
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world, and exiles me from it.
It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact you could say music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music.
I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time; I mean joy.
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.