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A collection of quotations and thoughts by Elizabeth Moon on science, fiction, autism, chaos, fantasy, inspiration, questions, environment, inquisitive and humor.

17 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Elizabeth Moon For The Sci-Fi Geeks

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Famous As: Officer, Novelist, Writer, Science fiction writer

Born On: March 7, 1945

Born In: McAllen, Texas, United States

Elizabeth Moon is a famous writer in science fiction and fantasy genre. She was inclined towards writing from an early age but considered it to be a sideline. She completed her bachelor’s degree and joined the ‘United States Marine Corps’ as a computer specialist. She took up writing as a profession in her mid-thirties as a columnist for a weekly newspaper. She further went on to write on science fiction for a magazine called ‘Analog’. This was appreciated by the masses and this encouraged her to publish her debut novel titled ‘The Sheepfarmer's Daughter’ which turned to be successful and she was honored with the ‘Compton Crook Award’ for the same. This was followed by ‘Paksennarrion Series’ which is considered to be one of her most notable works. She further wrote many novels on military science fiction including her ‘Nebula Award-winning’ novel titled ‘The Speed of Dark’. Apart from these awards, she has also been nominated for various other renowned awards including ‘Hugo Award for Best Novel’. Here is a collection of sayings and quotes by her which have been extracted from her writings, books, work and thoughts. Read on the compilation of quotes and thoughts by sci-fi writer Elizabeth Moon.
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Sometimes I wonder how normal normal people are, and I wonder that most in the grocery store.

Elizabeth Moon

I like it that order exists somewhere even if it shatters near me.

Elizabeth Moon

Everything in my life that I value has been gained at the cost of not saying what I really think and saying what they want me to say.

Elizabeth Moon

No matter what I do, no matter how predictable I try to make my life, it will not be any more predictable than the rest of the world. Which is chaotic.

Elizabeth Moon

This individual does not know where initiative ends and rocket-propelled idiocy begins.

Elizabeth Moon

Having to struggle gave me the chance to demonstrate strength of character. The Speed of Dark

Elizabeth Moon

To the gods belong power, and to us the work of our hands.

Elizabeth Moon

It's possible to like bad people, but liking them doesn't make them good.

Elizabeth Moon

But what about the horses? Have they always had horses here?" "Probably. Colonial words usually have horses; they're cheap local transportation,self-replicating.

Elizabeth Moon

Intelligent men think up ways to get themselves in tangles a stupid man would never imagine.

Elizabeth Moon

I like swordwork. It's like riding, that way - it forces concentration, and thus opens up the world.

Elizabeth Moon

My advice is, the next time you see someone you think you need to rescue, walk quickly away on the far side of the street.

Elizabeth Moon

Motivation is the power behind plot.

Elizabeth Moon

...it forces concentration, and thus opens up the world.

Elizabeth Moon

Nobody but the residents would call this sector the Hub Worlds, unless they thought the rest of the wheel had fallen off.

Elizabeth Moon

Tired is a feeling, but duty is a fact,

Elizabeth Moon