Cory Doctorow Quotes

Cory Doctorow Quotes

Novels for me are how I find out what's going on in my own head. And so that's a really useful and indeed critical thing to do when you do as many of these other things as I do.

When in trouble or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout.

What's the point of a houseful of books you've already read?

The difference between reading a story and studying a story is the difference between living the story and killing the story and looking at its guts.

Real invention is a process of repeated, crushing failure that leads, very rarely, to a success. If you want to succeed faster, there's nothing for it but to fail faster and better.

He had them as spellbound as a room full of Ewoks listening to C-3PO.

It's our goddamed city! It's our goddamed country. No terrorist can take it from us for so long as we're free. Once we're not free, the terrorists win! Take it back! You're young enough and stupid enough not to know that you can't possibly win, so you're the only ones who can lead us to victory! Take it back!

If you stare at someone long enough, they'll eventually look back at you.

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