In order to riseFrom its own ashesA phoenixFirstMustBurn.
I just knew there were stories I wanted to tell.
People have the right to call themselves whatever they like. That doesn't bother me. It's other people doing the calling that bothers me.
All that you touchYou Change.All that you ChangeChanges you.The only lasting truthis Change.Godis Change.
God is Change.Earthseed: The Books of the LivingLauren Oya Olamina
Let them see that you trust them
Beware:Ignorance Protects itself.IgnorancePromotes suspicion.SuspicionEngenders fear.Fear quails,Irrational and blind,Or fear looms,Defiant and closed.Blind, closed,Suspicious, afraid,IgnoranceProtects itself,And protected,Ignorance grows.
In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.
You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That's why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.
Kindness eases changeLove quiets fear
I'm Valerie Rye,' she said, savoring the words. 'It's all right for you to talk to me.
Fantasy is totally wide open; all you really have to do is follow the rules you've set. But if you're writing about science, you have to first learn what you're writing about.
I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining.
BewareAt war Or at peace,More people die Of unenlightened self-interestThan of any other disease
There is no endTo what a living worldWill demand of you.