Frank Herbert Quotes



Best 13 Chapterhouse: Dune Quotes by Frank Herbert

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“All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities.

It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible.”

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“Confine yourself to observing and you always miss the point of your life. The object can be stated this way: Live the best life you can.

Life is a game whose rules you learn if you leap into it and play it to the hilt. Otherwise, you are caught off balance, continually surprised by the shifting play.

Non-players often whine and complain that luck always passes them by. They refuse to see that they can create some of their own luck.”

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“Do actions agree with words? There's your measure of reliability. Never confine yourself to the words.”

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“Each life creates endless ripples.”

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“Face your fears or they will climb over your back.”

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“Politics: the art of appearing candid and completely open while concealing as much as possible.”

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“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.”

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“Show me a completely smooth operation and I'll show you someone who's covering mistakes. Real boats rock.”

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“Silence is often the best thing to say.”

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“The unclouded eye was better, no matter what it saw.”

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“We tend to become like the worst in those we oppose.”

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“What does a mirror look at?”

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“When you think to take determination of your fate into your own hands, that is the moment you can be crushed. Be cautious.”

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