The Dying Earth Quotes

Quotes tagged as "the-dying-earth" (showing 1-3 of 3)
Jack Vance
“Beauty is a luster which love bestows to guile the eye. Therefore it may be said that only when the brain is without love will the eye look and see no beauty.”
Jack Vance

Jack Vance
“Earth . . . A dim place, ancient beyond knowledge . . . Ages of rain and wind have beaten and rounded the granite, and the sun is red and feeble . . . A million cities have lifted towers, have fallen to dust. In place of the old peoples a few thousand strange souls live. There is evil on Earth . . . Earth is dying . . .”
Jack Vance, Tales of the Dying Earth

Jack Vance
“T'sais mounted her horse and set out for Earth, seeking love and beauty.”
Jack Vance, The Dying Earth