Mur Lafferty: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Mur Lafferty Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Mur Lafferty, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Mur Lafferty you will find my Ten favorites of Mur Lafferty’s quotes. 

About Mur Lafferty

Mur Lafferty is the author of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Six Wakes, The Shambling Guides series, and several self-published novels and novellas, including the award-winning Afterlife series. She hosts the Hugo-winning podcast Ditch Diggers, as well as the long-running I Should Be Writing. In 2015, she was inducted into the Podcast Hall of Fame as the first recipient of the John Campbell Award for best new writer, the Manly Wade Wellman Award for best fancast, and the Best Fancast Hugo Award.

Born: The United States
Twitter: mightymur
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Humor

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Popular Quotes

“I should be writing …”
― Mur Lafferty

 “Get a degree in mechanical engineering, Hiro. Get a pilot’s license, Hiro. Learn meditation and hypnosis, Hiro. Slip your roommate out of prison, Hiro. Drive thousands of clones and humans around in space, Hiro. Sit on your butt for four hundred years, Hiro.’
That’s what they told me. Not once did they say, Get shot and chased and stabbed by crazed crewmates, Hiro!”
“To be fair, you were one of the people doing the chasing, crazed at the time too,” Maria said.
“Semantics,” he said.”
― Mur Lafferty, Six Wakes

“Strength is taking charge of your own destiny and not waiting on others to do so. You don’t have to swear and drink and beat people up and slay monsters. You’re allowed to cry and take care of children and cook and get your heart broken and dress up and date and get pregnant. But when decisions have to be made, a strong character makes them and doesn’t wait for someone else.”
― Mur Lafferty

 “Phil pursed his lips over his fangs. “Are you in league with Public Works, do you have any history with zoëtism, fortune telling, or anyone in coterie society?”
-“Does a fing look swart to the zooloofills?”
Phil stared at her blankly. “I have no idea–“
-“Exactly,” she interrupted. ‘I don’t know what you’re talking about either.”
― Mur Lafferty, The Shambling Guide to New York City

 “Paul lay in his room, letting the sick, glorious feeling of grease and carbohydrates carry him away. He wanted to think of nothing more than the feeling of his stomach, obscenely full for the first time ever.”
― Mur Lafferty, Six Wakes

 “One of my Black ancestors was photographed carrying diapers over his head after a flood. They called him a ‘looter.’ A white man was photographed doing the same thing. They called him a ‘survivor.”
― Mur Lafferty, Six Wakes

“Politics is almost never violent toward the people who are actually making the political decisions.”
― Mur Lafferty, Six Wakes

 “…he felt as if he were trying to move a glacier with a frozen chicken.”
― Mur Lafferty, Playing for Keeps

“Are you going to eat her here, Mr. Rand, or should I prepare her to go?”
― Mur Lafferty, The Shambling Guide to New York City

“Self-preservation is one of the signs of sentient life.”
― Mur Lafferty, Six Wakes

10 Famous Quotes by Author Mur Lafferty

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Mur Lafferty, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Mur Lafferty.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Mur Lafferty. 

One Final Bonus – Mur Lafferty Quote 

“Extremist individuals live inside every single group on the planet. Devout followers from Christian to Muslim who kill in the name of God, down to people who perpetuate a cycle of abuse from parent to child. And do you know at what point they’re labeled as terrorists?”
Martini said, “When the government—”
“When the news reports it. The news can take a starving refugee and make them into an invading migrant. One of my Black ancestors was photographed carrying diapers over his head after a flood. They called him a ‘looter.’ A white man was photographed doing the same thing. They called him a ‘survivor.”

― Mur Lafferty, Six Wakes

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