The Man Who Fell To Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth may refer to:

  • The Man Who Fell to Earth (novel), the 1963 science fiction novel by Walter Tevis
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth (film), the 1976 film based on the novel, starring David Bowie and directed by Nicolas Roeg
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth (TV program), the 1987 television adaptation of the novel

Famous quotes containing the words the man, earth, man and/or fell:

    He thought that, because the community represents millions of people, therefore it must be millions of times more important than the individual, forgetting that the community is an abstraction from the many, and is not the many themselves.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Alas! While your ambitious vanity is unceasingly laboring to cover the earth with statues, with monuments, and with inscriptions to eternalize, if possible, your names, and give yourselves an existence, when this body is no more, why must we be condemned to live and die unknown?
    Thomas Paine 1737–1809, U.S. writer and magazine editor. Pennsylvania Magazine, pp. 362-4 (1775)

    The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws.
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)

    Did you say all? O hell-kite! All?
    What, all my pretty chickens and their dam
    At one fell swoop?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)