David Brin’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite David Brin Quotes 

David Brin, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best David Brin quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find David Brin’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer David Brin made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“Change is the very fabric of our time.”
― David Brin

 “If there are still honest-smart men and women within those old and noble traditions, they should think carefully, observe and diagnose the illness. They should face the contradiction. Discuss the conflation. And then do as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates and many others have done. Choose the miracle of creative competition over an idolatry of cash.

They should stand up..”
― David Brin

“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.”
― David Brin

 “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”
― David Brin

 “Reciprocal accountability, or criticism [is] the only known antidote to error.”
― David Brin

 “Prison for the crime of puberty — that was how secondary school had seemed.”
― David Brin, Earth

“The best time to act on this was decades ago. The second best time is now.”
― David Brin

 “Where subtlety fails us we must simply make do with cream pies.”
― David Brin, The Uplift War

“Creative people see Prometheus in a mirror, never Pandora.”
― David Brin, Brightness Reef

“Only people with full stomachs become environmentalists.”
― David Brin, Earth

10 Famous Quotes by Author David Brin

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 David Brin quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best David Brin quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by David Brin. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable David Brin quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – David Brin Quote 

“Beware of self-indulgence. The romance surrounding the writing profession carries several myths: that one must suffer in order to be creative; that one must be cantankerous and objectionable in order to be bright; that ego is paramount over skill; that one can rise to a level from which one can tell the reader to go to hell. These myths, if believed, can ruin you.
If you believe you can make a living as a writer, you already have enough ego.”
― David Brin

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