Ray Bradbury

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (17)

  • Ray: You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.

  • Ray: We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.

  • Ray: There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.

  • Ray Bradbury: The television, that insidious beast, that Medusa which freezes a billion people to stone every night, staring fixedly, that Siren which called and sang and promised so much and gave, after all, so little.

  • Ray Bradbury: The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.

  • Ray Bradbury: My stories run up and bite me on the leg-I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off.

  • Ray Bradbury: Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.

  • Ray Bradbury: If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want to grow up to be like you.

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Trivia (8)

  • He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 6644 Hollywood Blvd..

  • In 1987, DelRay re-released Fahrenheit 451 and included an afterword by Ray Bradbury; in that he stated that the reason for the re-release was that he was upset to learn that his short stories and novels, including Fahrenheit 451, were being censored.

  • Bradbury's film, Icarus Montgolfier Wright (1962) was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of "Best Animated Short Subject".

  • The Halloween Tree (1993), an animated movie based on a story written by Ray Bradbury, won an Emmy. Bradbury narrated the tv-movie.

  • In 1947, he married Marguerite McClure.

  • In 1938, he graduated from Los Angeles High School.

  • His Chinese Astrological sign is a Monkey.

  • His Astrological sign is Leo.