In a truly great science fiction novel, you’ll find the creation of an often fantastical land or situation effortlessly and cleverly grounded with enough humanity and realism for you to genuinely invest your time and emotions. We’ve scoured some of our favourite examples of the genre and picked out the 25 greatest pieces of wisdom from science fiction novels, whether you’re living on Mars or in Minneapolis. Let us know if we’ve missed off your favourite at the bottom. Check out the 50 coolest sci-fi book covers here…
Truly good sci-fi will cause you to reflect on the present. These are 25 great pieces of wisdom from science fiction novels.
This one’s my favorite:
"We can experience nothing but the present moment, live in no other second of time, and to understand this is as close as we can get to eternal life." ~ P.D. James - The Children of Men