Philip K. Dick Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Philip K. Dick quotes, Philip K. Dick sayings, and Philip K. Dick proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Reality denied comes back to haunt. Philip K. Dick
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words. Philip K. Dick
Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. Philip K. Dick
Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. Philip K. Dick
It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane. Philip K. Dick
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment. Philip K. Dick
It's easy to win. Anybody can win. Philip K. Dick
We live in a society where detachment is almost essential. Philip K. Dick
No man is infinitely strong; for every creature that runs, flies, hops or crawls there is a terminal nemesis which he will not circumvent, which will finally do him in. Philip K. Dick
Strange how paranoia can link up with reality now and then. Philip K. Dick
We must content ourselves with the mystery, the absurdity, the contradictions, the hostility, but also the generosity that our environment offers us. It's not much, but it's always better than the deadly, defeatist certainty of the paranoid. Philip K. Dick
The existence of a majority logically implies a corresponding minority. Philip K. Dick
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. Philip K. Dick
The problem with introspection is that it has no end. Philip K. Dick
For each person there is a sentence--a series of words--which has the power to destroy him ... another sentence exists, another series of words, which will heal the person. If you're lucky you will get the second; but you can be certain of getting the first: that is the way it works. On their own, without training, individuals know how to deal out the lethal sentence, but training is required to deal out the second. Philip K. Dick
Matter is plastic in the face of Mind. Philip K. Dick
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words. Philip K. Dick
Madness has its own dynamism. It just goes on. Philip K. Dick
If you think this Universe is bad, you should see some of the others. Philip K. Dick
He started keeping a journal - had been, in fact, secretly doing so for some time: the furtive act of a deranged person. Philip K. Dick
Skill is a function of chance. It's an intuitive best-use of chance situations. Philip K. Dick
Men and the world are mutually toxic to each other. Philip K. Dick
There is no route out of the maze. The maze shifts as you move through it, because it is alive. Philip K. Dick
We are living in a computer-programmed reality, and the only clue we have to it is when some variable is changed, and some alteration in reality occurs. We have the overwhelming impression that we were reliving the present - deja vu. Philip K. Dick
It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane. Philip K. Dick
There will come a time when it isn't 'They're spying on me through my phone' anymore. Eventually, it will be 'My phone is spying on me'. Philip K. Dick
But an artist, he realized. Or rather so-called artist. Bohemian. That's closer to it. The artistic life without the talent Philip K. Dick
My father told me what it used to feel like, waiting in the dentist's office. Every time the nurse opened the door you thought, It's happening. The thing I've been afraid of all my life. Philip K. Dick
It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane. Philip K. Dick
Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night. Philip K. Dick