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Frank Herbert

Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author.

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Just how big of a Star Wars fan am I? I've read Frank Herbert's Dune, like, well over 10 times!
"Whether a thought is spoken or not, it is a real thing and has powers of reality." —Frank Herbert via
"Conservatives prefer the past to any future" - Frank Herbert, in one of his Dune books
Frank Herbert wrote a novel about a group of oppressed Arabs…
Frank Herbert from his book 'Children of Dune' 1976. Scarily accurate!.
"The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience."~Frank Herbert
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The beginning of ignorance is the discovery of something we do not understand. - Frank Herbert
The concept of "progress" acts as a protective mechanism to shield us from the terrors of the future. -Frank Herbert, Dune.
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An interesting, rare interview w/ on the origins of his novel just as a new adaptation arrives. http…
“There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.” . ― Frank Herbert. A Muse Si…
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"Any man who retreats into a cave which has only one opening deserves to die.". -Frank Herbert.
When the EULA kills the Bill of Rights, the Magna Carta, and the entirety of the International Humanitarian Law.. Frank Herbert was right...
I guess when (if) I ever finish my next read is Frank Herbert's Dune. Such a shameless Grimes fangirl!
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George Lucas & Frank Herbert were inducted into the Hall of Fame in the same year, proving the universe is not without irony.
Frank Herbert: "There is probably no more terrible instant of enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man--...
Surely was Frank Herbert's influence on George Lucas as Prana Bindu is the Bene Gesserit training technique in…
2 of 5 stars to Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert
8th October 1920 Frank Herbert, American author who served in the U.S. Navy's Seabees for six months as a photographer du…
Here are some of my favorite authors for - Philip K *** - Stephen King. - Frank Herbert. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Frank Herbert. Jodowsky tried to adapt it first if you know him. Want weird look up El Topo or Holy Mountain!
I liked a video Frank Herbert's Dune (part 1 of 2)
Breakfast of Champions. In an unrelated recommendation: Dune by Frank Herbert if you've never read it.
While fear is indeed the mind killer (thank you Frank Herbert), self doubt paralyzes and destroys.
or for a fly scifi, Dune by Frank Herbert.
Need something to listen to? Listen to Frank Herbert talk for almost an hour in 1985:
The ultimate science fiction film which was never made, Jodorowsky's adaptation of Frank Herbert's 'Dune.'
I take my reading of the history of the Third Reich from William L Shirer & Hugh Trevor Roper, not Frank Herbert.
Frank Herbert's Dune novel (& series) hasn't gotten the recognition it deserves. It's very much worth your time.
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I added a video to a playlist Missing Link, by the Author of DUNE, Herbert Frank, SF Audiobook,
that said overall Frank Herbert tends to be my favorite I turn to time and time again while LE Modesitt Jr is who I read most.
Under what sort of evening sky would you weave what sort of textile product if who you wished to evoke the essence of was Frank Herbert
There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Truth suffers from too much analysis.
"Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.". - Frank Herbert
Something cannot emerge from nothing.
Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.
"Give as few orders as possible. Once you've given orders on a subject, you must always give orders on that subject." --Frank Herbert
“He who controls the spice controls the universe.” . ― Frank Herbert, Dune
"Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken." —Frank Herbert
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create...
“Face your fears or they will climb over your back.” -Frank Herbert
“Nature does not make mistakes. Right and wrong are human categories.” . ― Frank Herbert
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Herbert~ Without change something sleeps inside us and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
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Herbert Pocket had a frank and submission with which I walked at hers, made a contrast that I strongly felt.
Being a kid who loved Robotech, Galaxy Express 999 & read Octavia Butler & Frank Herbert in grade school was part of me
I grew up reading Asimov, Gibson, Niven, Frank Herbert, OSC, Octavia Butler etc >not only tech but social implications of tech
Five white men who aren't Frank Herbert and wrote books about a random theme I picked out of a hat.
Frank Herbert’s Dune: Writing Lessons Part 1: Cover of the Avalon Hill board game for the Frank Herbert classi...
Huh. So John Wagner only really read SF in the late 70s, primarily Frank Herbert, PKD and especially John Brunner.
I liked a video from Dune by Frank Herbert - 60 Second Review
Frank Herbert at the San Francisco Examiner office [1968 or 1969]. Photo by Steve Cook.
Frank Herbert was an under appreciated philosopher. I still recall reading the Dune series with a highlighter
- Frank Herbert: "A process cannot be understood by stopping it.
Me? Partial to Arthur C. Clarke (Childhood's End my favorite, also 2001/2010) and Frank Herbert (Dune). Asimov on occasion (Foundation).
There is only one true wealth in all the universe--living time. - Frank Herbert
Read the Dune series by Frank Herbert and this world will stand explained.
Best director for new adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune?
"A man is a fool not to put everything he has, at any given moment, into what he is creating." Frank Herbert
Fear is the mind killer. - Frank Herbert . Fear can close your business even before you open. Be fearless.
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Hard to believe it is 50 years since Frank Herbert's came out.
"I have no fear, for fear is the little death that kills me over and over. Without fear, I die but once." . -Frank Herbert's 'Dune'
On page 12 of 604 of Dune, by Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert said it best. 'It's very difficult convincing the young of anything. They're born knowing so much.'
"Highly organized research is guaranteed to produce nothing new." ~Frank Herbert
The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future, but sometimes to prevent it. ~ Frank Herbert
I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Frank Herbert
I liked a video from Book of the Day - DUNE by Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert, there are also sequels but i haven't touched those.
Frank Herbert’s Soul Catcher is becoming a movie via TheAVClub
Some art set in the world of Dune, Frank Herbert novels.
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Dune by Frank Herbert. This book's byline is "Science Fiction's Supreme Masterpiece". Wow! (Reco by
On page 308 of 408 of Children of Dune, by Frank Herbert: I want to keep reading but I ca...
"Be prepared to appreciate what you meet." Fremen proverb. Frank Herbert's Dune.🌵
Frank Herbert persevered through 2 years of rejections saying had no market. It's now the best-selling sci-fi nove…
"To save water, an underground movement to bank...rainfall.". Inspired by Frank Herbert's Dune (I wish).
A pair boxing gloves signed by Frank Maloney and Kellie Maloney for our Charity auction for M.N.D
I had that same problem with Umberto Eco, and Frank Herbert. Even Robert Jordan hit that point around book 4 for me
Books I want to read ASAP:. - 'The Man in the High Castle' by Philip K. *** - 'Dune' series by Frank Herbert .
it is David Lynch's Piter de Vries from the 1984 movie :) Brian is son of Frank Herbert, author of
DUNE by Frank Herbert and then Continued by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson
Quote of the Day. Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. Frank Herbert
"Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible." ~ Frank Herbert
I am not talking mini S but a 5-10 year long project that will do Frank Herbert justice!
Dune by Frank Herbert novel, book, Hugo and Nebula Award winner science fiction
punching Frank Herbert's son, Brian, in the neck.
So I ate lukewarm potato salad and read Frank Herbert's Dune by candlelight.
“The greatest peril to the Taker is the force that gives.” Dune, Frank Herbert
signed by 2, Dragon in the Sea by Frank Herbert, Gregg Press (1980)
by james clavell and by Frank Herbert. Plus, almost anything by
Despite its druggy cover, Frank Herbert's Breaking Bad tie-in novel was not the hit everyone had hoped for.
Frank Herbert wrote ab such practice in Dosadi Experiment. But blowback may be severe for West as was in novel
Dune was rejected something like two dozen times before Frank Herbert found a publisher who accepted his manuscript.
>Education is no substitute for intelligence. / Frank Herbert
“Survival is the ability to swim in strange water.” -Frank Herbert, Dune
New shirt day. A nod to Frank Herbert.
“Education is no substitute for intelligence.” . ― Frank Herbert.
"Ideas are a dime a dozen. It's execution that counts." -- Frank Herbert
4 of 5 stars to Chapterhouse by Frank Herbert
On page 265 of 535 of Dune, by Frank Herbert
hehe well there are stories that Frank & Herbert had illegitimate children.
Frank Herbert was my great grandfather. Not sure when he arrived in Alberta or of his relation to George. He was from England
One of my favourite novels to explore these kind of assumptions is Frank Herbert's Whipping Star.
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*** from your earlier descriptions, sounds like the writers were channeling Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson.
On page 41 of 890 of Dune, by Frank Herbert: "You're an apt pupil, none better." I would...
Frank Herbert, Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov are my perennial go-to sci-fi authors. Honorable mention for David Brin. :)
It is your fate, forgetfulness. All of the old lessons of life,. You lose and gain. And lose and gain again. -Frank Herbert, …
I spend a lot of time thinking about Frank Herbert's Dune.
On page 175 of 604 of Dune, by Frank Herbert
Charles Dickens and Ray Bradbury. Frank Herbert, if he could promise NOT to bring his son and Kevin J Anderson.
What deceased person would you want to talk to the most? I can't decide between Frank Herbert or Stanley Kubrick.
"But the real universe is always one step beyond logic. . - from 'The Sayings of Muad'Dib'" . -Frank Herbert, "Dune"
On page 150 of 454 of God Emperor of Dune, by Frank Herbert featured in NBC s Science of Love
3 of 5 stars to The White Plague by Frank Herbert
Repost from scifibookcovers:. Dune by Frank Herbert, 1965. Cover art uncredited, 1984.
From the archive: Direct Descent: Frank Herbert's worst novel - Direct Descent by Frank...
Barney Frank can give a good quote "Herbert Hoover does look a little bit like Maggie Smith..."
“It occurred to me that are like the Spice from Frank Herbert’s series” -
Fear is the mind-killer. -Frank Herbert. Don't let it overcome you.
Am in the same boat, regarding politics. My brief brush with party politics has left me disgusted with entire process.
I maintain skepticism only at cost of profound alienation. If someone says "we", I'm pretty sure I'm "them", whoever "we" is.
If being seen to be good and kind is by expressing certain allegiances, then it is internalised quickly even by bright people.
I've always wished that Frank Herbert had swapped his use of the term "human" for "person" or some such else, idk. I should reread Dune soon
20% done with Dune, by Frank Herbert: Book One Fin, onto appendices
“Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.” ―Frank Herbert, Dune
More goodness. This beast reminds me a bit of the sand worms in Frank Herbert's via
“Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear.” ―Frank Herbert, Dune
Dune by Frank Herbert. A classic of science fiction, and literature in general. And the fi…
“Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect any who seek it.” . ― Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert’s Dune won the first Nebula Award in 1965. It also shared the Hugo Award that year.
Bk 11 for 2015: Dune by Frank Herbert. Been wanting to read this for years, for some reason I expected a difficult read but far from it
You know, lines like that would have made Frank Herbert's books a lot shorter and still got the point across.
Dig on some Indian sci-fi: Notes of Octavia Butler and Frank Herbert.
I love SF too, one of the best things I've ever done was go to World Science Convention, met Larry Niven & Frank Herbert.
"A beginning is a very delicate time." -from DUNE, screenplay by David Lynch, based on the novel by Frank Herbert.
I enjoy the authors you named, also some others like Dan Simmons, Richard Matheson, Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert etc
Artwork by Frank Herbert on display in Turk Fine Arts Gallery through Dec. 5
Check out Lot of 5 Galaxy magazines 1952 and 1960s - Jack Vance, Frank Herbert
This is the natural result of the Pumpkin Spice Wars as foretold by Frank Herbert in his DUMB series of novels.
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10 Books that Left a Lasting Impression on Me (I nominate Jessica Alger Carlyle, Danielle Vitelli Bradford, and Beth Pop Nikolov to the challenge): 10) Dune by Frank Herbert (for it's complex characters & original world) 9)The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis (allegory about heaven *** 8)Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (his insight into humanity is unparalleled) 7)Speaker for the Dead by Orson Card (Ender becomes apostle to alien race) 6)Prayer by E.M. Bounds (so much heavenly insight in this large devotional) 5)On Writing by Stephen King (autobiography about his life/writing tips...brilliant) 4)Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin (Come on...Darcy/Lizzy can't be beat) 3)Lord of the Rings (I can still remember sitting in the bath reading this in 7th grade) 4The Bible 3)Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs (his ability to write action is still incomparable) 2)Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury (imagery/style is so original) 1)Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (One of the few books I remember from college that real . ...
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I got tagged for this by Nat Guest - to pick 10 books which had stayed with me (for whatever reason, & in no particular order). Obviously I have taken over a week to think about this and I'm still not sure so TAKE THIS LIST AND BE HAPPY 1. Ash: A Secret History by Mary Gentle. One of those books that you get so involved with that it makes you forget it isn't real history. 2. The Chrysalids by John Wyndham. Secretly, this is a cheat entry for all John Wyndham's works. So there. 3. Tigana/The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay. OH MY GOD. Beautiful mix of fantasy and history and so elegant and heartbreaking - I can't choose between them, I just can't. 4. Dune by Frank Herbert. I read it when I was 9 and it ruined my life because I have been chasing that level of awesome ever since. 5. Prospero's Children by Jan Siegel. The first in a trilogy about magic and other worlds and lost worlds this world and witches and demons and dragons. Also: Yorkshire. 6. Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey. This isn't just a ...
I was challenged by my good friend Deborah Watkins Rabel, to list 10 books that I have read that had an impact on me in my life. And I am in turn, challenging some friends to do the same. No right or wrong titles here, no ice water, no donations to charity. Just a little sharing of backgrounds and interests. I choose..Debb Lemke, Antoinette M. Aguilar, and Jackie Scholl. My books are...and I can't remember all the authors Black Beauty, The Red Car, Gray Wolf, the Hobbit series by Tolkein, the Dune series by Frank Herbert, the Heliconia series, Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, The Gunslinger series by Stephen King, a bunch of Dean Koontz titles, and last but not least...the 12th Planet by Zechariah Sitchin.
The Don't take more than a few minutes and do not think hard. They don't have to be the "right" books or great work of literature, just ones that have affected you in some way. Then tag 10 friends including me so I can see your list. Thanks Shackie B. Caccam for the tag. So fun! My Top 10: 1. The Dark Tower (series) by Stephen King 2. Ender's Game (series) by Orson Scott Card 3. Dune by Frank Herbert (and the rest of the Dune saga) 4. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro 5. Twilight (series) by Stephenie Meyer 6. Star Wars: X-wing (series) by Michael A. Stackpole and Aaron Allston 7. Fool and The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore 8. number9dream by David Mitchell 9. The Ninth Configuration by William Peter Blatty 10. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Thomas Matthew M. Mañalac Samantha Monzon Jenny Ella Jedidiah Baguio King Crimson Franz Ong Maria Domingo Kilayko Peter Gerald Kilayko Kirk Campos Cyd Cotingting
Thanks for the tag Prajwal Kumar Domalapalli I generally hate the idea of lists..but here goes..The Cat in the Hat by Theodor Geisel 2. Alan Moore's works, 3. The Average Indian Male by Cyrus Broacha, 4. Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, 5. Hannibal by Thomas Harris, 6. Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson, 7. Dune by Frank Herbert, 8. Papillon, 9. On Anarchism by Noam Chomsky, 10. The inner reaches of outer space by Joseph Campbell, 11. Chariots of the Gods, 12. Inside the Divine Pattern by A.D Williams, 13. The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin, 14. Madness & Civilization by Michael Foucault, 15. Elephants on Acid, 16. Justine by Marquis De Sade, 17. Le Misanthrope by Moliere, 18. Choosing Death by Albert Mudrian, 19. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells, 20. Our Posthuman Future by Francis Fukuyama, 21. Contact by Carl Sagan, 22. H.P. Lovecraft's works, 23. No Logo by Naomi Klein 24. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli. 25. An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen.
sorry Cortazar, but Im too busy reading GRR Martin, JRR Tolkien, Frank Herbert and Isaac Asimov
John Schoenherr's photo of Bev and Frank Herbert on Puget Sound, 1979 http:/…
Another photo of author Frank Herbert taken by my dad, John Schoenherr, during a trip to Washington, 1979
The Orange Catholic Bible (abbreviated to O. C. Bible or OCB) is a fictional book from the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. Created in the wake of the crusade against thinking machines known as the Butlerian Jihad, the Orange Catholic Bible is the primary orthodox religious text in the Dune universe and is described thus in the glossary of the 1965 novel Dune: ORANGE CATHOLIC BIBLE: the “Accumulated Book,” the religious text produced by the Commission of Ecumenical Translators. It contains elements of most ancient religions, including the Maometh Saari, Mahayana Christianity, Zensunni Catholicism and Buddhislamic traditions. Its supreme commandment is considered to be: “Thou shalt not disfigure the soul.” The name “Orange Catholic” was created by Frank Herbert as a combination of the symbolic colour of Northern Irish Protestantism with Catholicism. As such it alludes to the union of what have been called “salvation by faith” (Protestantism) and “salvation by works” (Catholicism) ...
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On page 148 of 448 of Chapterhouse, by Frank Herbert
Read the Dune novels (the Frank Herbert ones, not Brian), he took that concept to an extreme. Unsettling, but good books.
Neil Marshall is the only director working today that could pull off a DUNE adaptation worthy of Frank Herbert's epic novel.
Finished " Robots of the dawn' by Asimov , started 'Dune' by Frank Herbert. Complicated names..
On page 214 of 528 of Dune, by Frank Herbert: I'll admit the first 150 pages were tough going, but now I can't see...
On page 29 of 331 of Dune Messiah, by Frank Herbert
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"When you think to take determination of your fate into your own hands, that is the moment you can be crushed. Be cautious. Allow for surprises. When we create, there are always other forces at work." Chapterhouse Dune by Frank Herbert
Oh, so this is the guy who is supposed to be buddy buddies with Jesus Christ I only knew the Frank Herbert version.
Currently reading Frank Herbert's "The Dragon in the Sea", which could be described as a Sci-fi Das Boot.
"If you must label the absolute, use it's proper name: Temporary.". - Frank Herbert, God Emperor of Dune
Book\movie poster design I made for the great Frank Herbert Sci Fi classic DUNE. Prints for sale on me…
On page 310 of 480 of Heretics of Dune, by Frank Herbert
My son made me lough today on his Face Book! I had to call him and thank him. I've said it before an i will say it again. Frank Herbert writes with the talent of a surgeon wielding a scalpel. Brian Herbert writes with the talent of a mongoloid demolishing a house with a sledgehammer, while he is still inside.
"It is normal to share the delusions of one's society. It is abnormal to develop your own delusions." --Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert's DUNE is 50 next year, I think the planet Venus needs a name change. To Arrakis to honour both Frank…
Some words of substance 4 every1 that uses computers, mobile phones, iPods/iPads, etc. on a daily basis: "What do such machines really do? They increase the number of things we can do without thinking. Things we do without thinking - there's the real danger." from 'God Emperor of Dune' by Frank Herbert
“Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test that it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.” ― Frank Herbert, Dune
T1274. The truth always carries the ambiguity of the words used to express it. ~ Frank Herbert
There's no secret to balance. You just have to feel the waves. ~ Frank Herbert -->>
Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? -Frank Herbert, Dune.
Absolute power is the power to destroy. - Frank Herbert, Dune
Interview with about Civ: Beyond Earth contains GIANT ALIEN WORMS. Frank Herbert is smiling down on you
I've had a wonderful time re-reading "Dune" and the other five Frank Herbert novels in the series. My cheerful atheist heart and head thoroughly approve of the way he comprehensively deconstructed Paul Atreides (and later, Leto II) as messiahs and gods over the course of the books. Although there are clues to what he planned in that first book, it's a bold course that he decided upon, essentially exposing as hollow what seemed to be core concepts within an iconic masterpiece. So many epic, Shakespearian tragedies in the sequels! Alia "possessed" by the evil shade of Baron Harkonnen, the prolonged existential torture of the Duncan Idaho Golas, the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood at war with itself, Dune itself destroyed and the fearsome Fremen reduced to pallid re-enactors! George R.R Martin has nothing on Frank Herbert when it comes to ruthlessly annihilating his characters. Reading Brian Herbert & Kevin Anderson's literary excavation of Frank Herbert's Dune related papers now, "The Road To Dune", which is provi ...
On page 72 of 528 of Dune, by Frank Herbert: This book makes my brain tired. I think it's ...
Journalism is the entertainment business. —Frank Herbert, 1920 - 1986
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Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is a magnet for the corruptible - Frank Her…
I've re-read Frank Herbert's iconic series every summer for the last 8 years. You should at least once.
not to spoil but at one point Jodorowsky says he "raped Frank Herbert with love"
"Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect all who seek it. We should grant power over our affairs only to those who reluctant to hold it and then only under conditions that increase the reluctance." -Frank Herbert
David Baldacci’s The Target pushed its way from to the top spot on the Mysteries & Thrillers list in the Apple iBooks store, bumping the previous week’s bestseller, Unlucky 13 by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, to In the lead-up to the June 6 premiere of the film adaptation of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, the title maintained its lead in the Children’s & Teen category. Cheryl and Griffith Day’s The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook, priced at $2.99, shook up the Cookbooks category, hitting two years after its on-sale date. Slow Cooking for Two, which previously led the pack, fell four spots to In Fiction & Literature, Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize–winning The Goldfinch stayed put at with Nora Roberts’s The Collector coming in second, once again. Browse through the lists below to see the latest iBooks bestsellers in audiobooks, arts & entertainment, business & personal finance, biography & memoir, children & teen, comics & graphic novels, cookbooks/food & wine, fiction & literature, ...
Important things I learned while preparing for my piece tonight: at one point the email signature of my hotmail account (which was named for a misheard Radiohead lyric) was: "~He had never imagined anything here could be as beautiful as that shattered red horizon and the purple and ochre cliffs. Beyond the landing field where the night's faint dew had touched life into the hurried seeds of Arrakis, he saw great puddles of red blooms and, running through them, an articulate tread of violet... like giant footsteps. -frank herbert, dune." followed by a link to my deviantart profile.
I've seen other "lost works" published by descendants. Frank Herbert, Tolkien, and Conan Doyle come to mind. Some have been awesome (The Silmarilion), some were left in the bottom of a dusty drawer deeper than an obliette for a reason (are you listening, Brian Herbert?). I'll probably buy this one, and hope for the best. ;-)
Most books by Author: David Gemmell, Frank Herbert, Robert Jordan, Tad Williams and Tim Severin with 4 books each
Frank Herbert was a speech writer for Republican party candidates (1950s) an anti-war leader (1970s), and in many respects a Zen Buddhist.
“Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interests of the ruling class -- whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, or entrenched bureaucracy.” ― Frank Herbert, Children of Dune
"There was a certain cleanliness about facing an unknown future." - Frank
has just bought a first edition of Dune, by Frank Herbert, dated 1965 from the USA. Class.
Atrocity never balances or rectifies the past. Atrocity merely arms the future for more atrocity. - Frank Herbert
My boyfriend read all the Frank Herbert written books and has a pretty favorable opinion of them. I'll give me a try.
“To endure oneself may be the hardest task in the universe.” ― Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert thought of this 49 years ago.
Sprayed Herbert and Frank with the hose and now they don't like me 🐺
Never attempt to reason with people who know they are right! Frank Herbert
This panel is my homage to HR Giger, Isaac Asimov, Jack Vance, Frank Herbert and many others, who in
“It is so shocking to find out how many people do not believe that they can learn, and how many more believe learning to be difficult.” Frank Herbert, Dune
"Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them." - Dune (1965), by Frank Herbert
5 of 5 stars to Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
"Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.". Frank Herbert
Education is no substitute for intelligence. - Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert was a massive death metal fan.
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Once you've read the books written by Frank Herbert, the movie becomes even more genius..
My light bulb moment today… 5.19.2014 Pressure doesn’t exist. We create it for ourselves. -Derek Hough, Dancing With the Stars Fear is the mind killer. -Dune, book 1 Frank Herbert Be not afraid, for I am with you. Be not dismayed, for I am your GOD. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. -Isaiah 41:10 NKJV Fear is an act of reverential awe. When we fear something, we honor that thing as being better, stronger, faster, and wiser than ourselves. If GOD is for us, who could ever be against us? We are the best version of ourselves that will ever be! I am so very grateful for so many things.
finished Children of Dune by Frank Herbert and gave it 5 stars
"Without change something sleeps inside of us and seldom wakens." Frank Herbert
What do you despise? By this are you truly known. - Frank Herbert. Kettle corn. I despise kettle corn. Who puts SUGAR on POPCORN? Brulsch!
Trailer to the David Lynch directed movie based on Frank Herberts novel. From Universal Home Video/DVD there is a 2 disc collector's edition DVD available. I...
The author tragically underrates the Frank Herbert sequels. They're different but worthwhile! :[
I was actually able to use a line from Dune in my lessons today. "Fear is the mind killer." Thanks, Frank Herbert!
On page 158 of 604 of Dune, by Frank Herbert: Ok, done rereading to this point. Dune, I am ready for you!
I love the book series of Dune, mostly Frank Herbert's work. So sad that the 1984 movie Dune is THE worst movie ever made! 😠
My sober take on both the book and the film version of Frank Herbert's Dune. Who needs Game of Thrones when you got this 500 page ***
It’s really a shame that Frank Herbert died before writing Lorna of Dune.
Missing: DUNE 1st edition signed by Frank Herbert to me as Number 1 Son. Loaned to friend years ago, says he lost track of it in divorce.
“Truth suffers from too much analysis.” - Frank Herbert
and Frank E. Herbert, in a different spacetime context, in the Dune series.
Died 19 May 2009 at age 87 (born 24 Nov 1921). Herbert Frank York was an American nuclear physicist
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.― Frank Herbert
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action. -- Frank Herbert
can you channel Frank Herbert in that outfit
My senior quote was from Frank Herbert. Because I'm a nerd!
In the 1970s Chilean-French film director Alejandro Jodorowsky (best known for El Topo and The Holy Mountain) attempted to make a film adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune on a $9.5 million budget, it would have been a loose adaptation in Jodorowsky's surrealist style, it would have featured art and set design from H.R. Giger, Jean "Mœbius" Giraud and Chris Foss , music from Pink Floyd, Peter Gabriel, Magma and others (Jodorowsky wanted to assign each planet it's own art designer and musicians to score, so each one would have it's own unique look and feel) and a cast that would have included Orson Welles, Gloria Swanson, *** Jagger, David Carradine and freaking Salvador Dali, who demanded to be paid $100,000 per hour on the set, Jodorowsky actually agreed to this but it would lead to some budget conflicts. Oh and the movie would have been 14 hours long. Unfortunately the production stalled when it became obvious that Jodorowsky's ambitions FAR exceeded the actual budget and the film rights were eventually ...
Why is it than when anyone mentions George Herbert I for a brief instant confuse him with Frank Herbert?
"It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.". - Frank Herbert . Good night
Come on out for some art-house science fiction this weekend -- JODOROWSKY'S DUNE! 6pm Friday & Saturday 2pm Sunday 7:45pm Monday-Thursday (May 5-8) In 1975, Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky, whose films El Topo and THE HOLY MOUNTAIN launched and ultimately defined the midnight movie phenomenon, began work on his most ambitious project yet. Starring his own 12 year old son Brontis alongside Orson Welles, *** Jagger, David Carradine and Salvador Dali, featuring music by Pink Floyd and art by some of the most provocative talents of the era, including HR Giger and Jean 'Moebius' Giraud, Jodorowsky's adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel DUNE was poised to change cinema forever.
Just heard the word "Pogrom" on TV, it reminds me of Frank Herbert's Dune; the vision of millions of Fremen marching on a holy war.
Whoa! I was trying to write a big post on here about God and Quantum Physics, and my browser crashed quite unexpectedly. I suppose it was not meant to be. But here is a little gem for you guys to enjoy, by a very great man, Werner Heisenberg. Anyone who studies Quantum Physics or genetics has heard of him. And any Frank Herbert fan has heard of him too -- hehe. I am betting most Jungians have also heard of him. But to the point, I guess my whole 8 paragraphs could be summed up by the following statement: “The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.” ― Werner Heisenberg Isn't that the most amazing thing to read about God and science? The Bible says that God gives us living water -- and Heisenberg's comment rings true on many levels -- one of the less apparent things he is saying here is this: "I drank the living water and when I realized where it came from, I was satisfied with the answer at last." The point a ...
The Making of the Atomic Bomb, by Richard Rhodes. Judas Unchained, by Peter F. Hamilton. And Dune, by Frank Herbert!
Certain sectors of Christiantity and Judaism claim the age of phophets is dead. George Orwell, Michael Chrichton, Aldous Huxley, Arthur C. Clark, Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, Ayn Rand, and yes, Frank Herbert too, just to name a few... seriously, can you tell me the Age of Prophets is dead?!? Yes, I capitalized it! Ladies and gentlemen, we still live in the Age of Prophets, and the future is NOW!
I suppose that I've been influenced a _little_ by the "Dune" fantasy novels: mainly by their depiction of the "asymmetrical warfare" between rival factions who differ in their abilities, e.g. the mystical Bene Gesserit versus the scientific Bene Tleilaxu. But now that I have finished the _very_ Last Dune novel (Frank Herbert's son building on his father's outlines to complete the saga), I say, "YUCK!" The final volume "profoundly" arrives at the same old moral-equivalence _nonsense:_ defenders "equally guilty" as their attackers. None of that with Grey Eagle. "Ooooh, oh, you're being simplistic!" some will say. "You're not recognizing the shades of gray in real life!" Anyone who says this to me will be wrong. I have _plenty_ of ambiguous, on-the-fence characters in the Grey Eagle series; it's just that I know _which_ side of the fence they ought to jump off on. Let me offer just one of my important supporting characters: Mabel Sukarno Smith. She has lived all of her life as a member of the elite caste i . ...
By all, I mean all the Frank Herbert books. I didn't enjoy the Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson books.
Orson Welles, Salvador Dali, *** Jagger, Pink Floyd, Moebius, David Carradine, H.R.Giger were all committed to participate in Alejandro Jodorowsky's cinematic interpretation of Frank Herbert's DUNE - had it been made. I thoroughly enjoyed Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's DUNE" about the greatest science fiction film never made. What makes the film particularly engaging is Jodorowsky's non-stop enthusiasm recounting the whole process of almost getting it into production while showing little bitterness at all. For filmmakers and all artists, this film is especially inspirational and shows what one visionary went through in the attempt to realize his vision. "You can't make a masterpiece without madness."
:) u say who shaped reading as well as Anne McCaffrey, Susan Cooper, Alan Garner, Frank Herbert, John Christopher
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Writer, set your sights high. "I want to be the Minnesota Fats of science fiction," said Frank Herbert. He made it.
did you ever read Narcissus and Goldmund by Hesse, or even The Glass Bead Game? Those are phenomenal... I love Jitterbug Perfume, by Tom Robbins... I also Love "Island" by Aldous Huxley... Dune by Frank Herbert... Those books changed my life... Dead Eye *** by Kurt Vonnegut... I'm balls deep in The Illuminatus Trilogy [Robert Anton Wilson] right now and its blowing my mind... The Prophet by Khalil Gibran... I had to list all of these because I can't pick a favorite... Many books give me these crazy goose bump chills and a feeling of, what is the proper word, "Satori?"... They help me put my mind on that special wave length that genius comes from... Everything good, the clear white light of the void, birthing golden liquid love pouring through me... What a feeling... I get sad sometimes because I can't share these feelings and insigghts with 99% of people... Coyote Blue by Christopher Moore... Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk... VALIS ; Philip K. *** .. The fiction Book that Aleister Crowley never wrote but re . ...
David Lynch's 1984 adaptation of Dune is an ambitious, sprawling, messy work of visual art. No wonder it's a classic — though many will argue about how successfully, it took Frank Herbert's...
QUOTES for today's YOUR GROWTH MINUTE on: UNCERTAINTY “When in doubt, throw doubt out and have a little faith.” ~ E.A. Bucchianeri “Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.” ~ Frank Herbert “Never perceive anything as being inevitable or predestined. The only absolute is uncertainty.” ~ Lionel Suggs “We react to fear when we are uncertain of the outcome, we respond to fear when we don't care about the outcome.” ~ A. Dragonblood “If and perhaps. The language of procrastination and uncertainty. That's just people looking to justify their own lack of action.” ~ John Flanagan “Life isn’t meant to be lived perfectly…but merely to be LIVED. Boldly, wildly, beautifully, uncertainly, imperfectly, magically LIVED.” ~ Mandy Hale “He had the feeling that he must make a decision, and though he was used to making many decisions every day, this time he was beset with uncertainty; in fact he had no idea what was being asked of him” ~ Amos Oz “The most self-damaging ...
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Michael Mann needs to make his version of Frank Herbert's DUNE. Let's take it to the limit one more time, Michael.
Rules - In your status line, post ten books that have stuck with you. Don't think too long about it, just do it. Then tag ten friends to share with, including me, so I can see your list. In no order whatsoever-and with respect to Mr D Adams- my 12 top ten books are. 1. His Dark Materials- Phillip Pullman 2.Hitchikers Guide To The Galaxy trilogy in 5 parts -Douglas Adams 3.Dune - Frank Herbert 4.Discworld ( to choose one.Vimes-Nightwatch) Terry Pratchett 5.Dracula Bram Stoker 6.Picture of Dorian Grey Oscar Wilde 7.100 great lives 8.A Life Without Limits- Chrissie Wellington (auto biog) 9.Life on Air- David Attenborough (auto biog) 10. Dear Boy- the life of Keith Moon- Tony Fletcher 11. Dr Who- The Arc in Space 12. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory-Roald Dahl
Books read for 2013: "Whipping Star" by Frank Herbert "Jar City: An Inspector Erlendur Novel" by Arnaldur Indridason "How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain" by Gregory Berns "The Elephant Whisperer" by Lawrence Anthony and Graham Spence “The Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela” by Nelson Mandela “2312” by Kim Stanley Robinson "Burial Rites" by Hannah Kent "The Evolution of God" by Robert Wright "The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present" by Eric Kandel “Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power” by Robert Dallek "White Teeth" by Zadie Smith "Stonemouth" by Iain Banks "The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey" by Walter Mosley "English Creek" by Ivan Doig "The Circle" by Dave Eggers "Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers" by Mary Roach “The Bartender’s Tale” by Ivan Doig “Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That *** Off the Godless” by Greta Christina . ...
If Peter Jackson would adapt Dune, he could probably make 20+ movies just out of the Frank Herbert books.
Since a dozen of my friends have posted various versions of the list ten books that touched you I will share 10 books that heavily influenced me before high school. I was a precocious reader and at 10 was reading at a college level so I kind of skipped young adult books for the most part. 1. Dune by Frank Herbert (my first difficult book that I had to get a dictionary to help and practiced trying to say all the words with weird spellings) 2. Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (beginning a life long fascination with logic and deduction) 3. Foundation trilogy by Isaac Asimov (was given a giant book of Asimov classics which were my first SF stories) 4. Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow (a collection of military SF short stories which was my first anthology including Heinlein, PKD, Card, Nourse, Laumer, Saberhagen, Haldeman, Sheffield, Teddy the fish and other greats) 5. Childhood's End by Arthur C Clarke (my first SF story with a twist at the end) 6. Magician by Raymond E Feist (my first fantasy ...
Taken from an article by Philip Purser-Hallard in the Guardian : Literary highs 1. Melange (Frank Herbert, Dune) Also known as "Spice", melange can heighten awareness, instill psychic powers, prolong the user's life for centuries or bend time and space to their will. Unfortunately it's also hugely addictive - withdrawal means agonising death - and can cause extreme bodily mutations. Oh, and it's made from worms. 2. Soma (Aldous Huxley, Brave New World) Named after the food of the Hindu gods, soma is a narcotic, aphrodisiac and entheogen used in the ritual worship of Our (Henry) Ford. It's the mass-produced, bottled opiate of the mass-produced, bottled masses. 3. Chew-Z (Philip K *** The Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch) Supposedly a hallucinogen allowing the user to define their own reality, Chew-Z actually pitches them into the malevolent world of uber-dealer and false god Palmer Eldritch. The ultimate in bad trips. 4. Henry Jekyll's drug (Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) The good doctor's . ...
Dune is a 1965 epic science fiction novel by Frank Herbert. It won the Hugo Award in 1966,[1] and the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel.[2] Dune is the world's best-selling science fiction novel[3][4] and is the start of the Dune saga. Set in the distant future amidst a feudal interstellar society in which noble houses, in control of individual planets, owe allegiance to the imperial House Corrino, Dune tells the story of young Paul Atreides, the heir apparent to Duke Leto Atreides as his family accepts control of the desert planet Arrakis, the only source of the "spice" melange. Melange is the most important and valuable substance in the universe, increasing Arrakis's value as a fief. The story explores the multi-layered interactions of politics, religion, ecology, technology, and human emotion, as the forces of the empire confront each other in a struggle for the control of Arrakis and its "spice".[5] Herbert wrote five sequels to the novel Dune: Dune Messiah, Children of Dune, God Emperor of Dune, ...
Thank you, Abby Beggerly Wright. This is a challenge. Picking a top ten for a specific genre would have been easier. I have always liked books that keep me engaged. My favorite books either become escapes (i.e., I slip into a timeless reality and may even forget to eat) or they present cascades of insights about life, the universe and everything. My list (alphabetized): A Course in Miracles (Helen Schucman) Dune (Frank Herbert) Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card) Fingerprints of the Gods (Graham Hancock) Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe (Douglas Adams) Lord of the Rings (J. R. R. Tolkien) The Client (John Gresham) The Poetry of Robert Frost (Robert Frost) The Sign of the Crooked Arrow (Franklin W. Dixon) The Sphere (Michael Crichton) If the list included the top 20, I would include works by Louis L’Amour, Julia Child, Robert Heinlein, Robert Louis Stevenson, Albert Ellis, Gary Zukav, Woody Allen, Irvin Yalom, and the sagas of the Icelanders. As I understand this task, everyone on my list posts their t ...
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