"Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it." -- Gordon R. Dickson
Gordon Rupert Dickson (November 1, 1923 — January 31, 2001) was an American science fiction author. He was born in Canada, then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a teenager. He is probably most famous for his Childe Cycle and the Dragon Knight series. He won three Hugo awards and one Nebula award.
For a great part of his life, Dickson suffered from the effects of asthma.