David Brin Quotes

David Brin Quotes

The species greatest harvest ― words.

Alex felt the words wash over him. He had the strange fantasy the things were seeking places within him to lay their young.

It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.

Prison for the crime of puberty - that was how secondary school had seemed.

Creative people see Prometheus in a mirror, never Pandora.

The propensity of Earthlings to get into trouble, and to learn thereby, was the reason my owners agreed to this mad venture – although no one expected such a chain of unusual calamities as befell this ship. Your talents were underrated.

Only people with full stomachs become environmentalists.

Your neighbors are not all sheep. Your political opponents are not all evil or fools. Try talking to those you despise. They are your fellow citizens. And together, we are not lesser than any "greatest generation.".

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