Critics

Famous quotes containing the word critics:

    Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today—but the core of science fiction, its essence ... has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
    Isaac Asimov (1920–1992)

    You know what the critics are. If you tell the truth they only say you’re cynical and it does an author no good to get a reputation for cynicism.
    W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1965)

    My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer ... writes for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)