Top 10 Quotes by Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

The real damage from terrorist attacks doesn't come from the explosion. The real damage is done after the explosion, by the victims, who repeatedly and determinedly attack themselves, giving over reason in favor of terror... Terrorism is about magnifying one mediagenic act of violence into one hundred billion acts of terrorized authoritarian idiocy.

Cory Doctorow
Any outfit that can't figure out clean toilets and decent theming on its own can't benefit from my advice.
Cory Doctorow

The accolade of your peers is very exciting, always. There's lots of good stuff on the ballot. Cory Doctoro

Cory Doctorow
Skipping school isn't a crime. It's an infraction. They're totally different.
Cory Doctorow

Any time someone puts a lock on something you own against your wishes, and doesn't give you the key, they're not doing it for your benefit.

Cory Doctorow
Write even when the world is chaotic. You don’t need a cigarette, silence, music, a comfortable chair, or inner peace to write. You just need ten minutes and a writing implement.
Cory Doctorow

Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time-rich and cash-poor.

Cory Doctorow
Blogs encourage their authors to publish in small, partially formed chunks,
Cory Doctorow

I fireballed him as he was seeking out treasure after we wiped out a band of orcs, playing rock-paper-scissors with each orc to determine who would prevail in combat. This is a lot more exciting than it sounds. It's quite civilized, and a little weird. You go running after someone through the woods, catch up with him, bare your teeth, and sit down to play a little roshambo.

Cory Doctorow
The right to freedom of association is fine, but why shouldn't the cops be allowed to mine your social network to figure out if you're hanging out with gangbangers and terrorists?