“For the inventive spirt of man there is no…”

“For the inventive spirit of man there is no Utopia: there is only a Not-yet.  I have made up my mind to venture the path.  I must take it–yes, I must take it!  I do not know the way yet, but I shall find it because I must find it…”
–Freder Fredersen
Metropolis
written by Thea Von Harbou

This is one in a series of quotations.

I’ve been working, from time to time, on a book of quotations for many years.  I call it, “The Mind Boggles”, from one of my favorite quotations.  I do source quotations a bit differently from a lot of people.  In the case of a work of a fiction, I consider that the character said the line…not the author.  As a bit of an author myself (in a minor way), I can tell you…my characters definitely say things that I would never say.  These are all quotations that I’ve collected myself: I’ve read the book, seen the TV episode, and so on.

Hope you enjoy them!

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the The Measured Circle.

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