Top 10 Quotes by Elizabeth Moon

Elizabeth Moon

I always thought my questions were wrong questions because no one else asked them. Maybe no one thought of them. Maybe darkness got there first. Maybe I am the first light touching a gulf of ignorance... Maybe my questions matter.

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

I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting.

Elizabeth Moon
It may be far in the future, but there's some kind of logical way to get from where we are to where the science fiction is.
Elizabeth Moon

I regarded drugs as somewhat like rattlesnakes - it's possible to pick one up without getting bit, but why bother?

Elizabeth Moon
In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over. Elizabeth Moo
Elizabeth Moon

Sometimes I wonder how normal normal people are, and I wonder that most in the grocery store.

Elizabeth Moon
So when I got out of the military, I went back to school in biology, and earned a biology degree at the University of Texas, and then did some graduate work in it.
Elizabeth Moon

Empress of the Universe would be way too much work. I'd have to wear fancy clothes, probably including lady shoes with pointed toes, and could no longer slouch into the study in PJs and slippers. Someone would (avert!) straighten my desk. Someone would reorganize my yarn stash...in fact, they'd assign someone else to knit my socks, thus depriving me of an excuse to rest my brain while pretending to accomplish something useful.

Elizabeth Moon
What it boils down to is that parenting a child with autism is a difficult job; writing about it is far easier.