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Frank Herbert

Frank Patrick Herbert, Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was an American science fiction writer best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels. Though he became famous for science fiction, he was also a newspaper journalist, photographer, short story writer, book reviewer, ecological consultant and lecturer.

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Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.

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

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The scarce water of Dune is an exact analog of oil scarcity. CHOAM is OPEC.

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It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is neve ...

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Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.

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I remember friends from wars all but we forgot. All of them distilled into each wound we caught. Tho ...

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Nothing wins more loyalty for a leader than an air of bravura, the Duke said. I, therefore, cultivat ...

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Good governance never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The ma ...

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Ideas are a dime a dozen. It's execution that counts.

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Belief can be manipulated. Only knowledge is dangerous.

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Hope clouds observation.

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Enemies strengthn you. Allies weaken you.

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Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.

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Truth suffers from too much analysis.

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Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: 'Now, it's co ...

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