Nancy Kress’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Nancy Kress Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“Trust in God was a great excuse for sloth and lack of planning.”
― Nancy Kress, Nothing Human

 “The strings in her mind grew flatter, calmer. The shapes in the hologrid had changed. She heard the man’s words, and yet she didn’t; the words were not what was really important. And wasn’t that right? Words had never been important, only strings, and the strings had shapes like – but not like -the ones around the man. Only the man had disappeared, too, and that was alright, because she, Miri, Miranda Serena Sharifi, was disappearing, was sliding down a steep long chute and each meter she traveled she became smaller and smaller until she had disappeared and was invisible, a weightless transparent ghost that neither twitched nor stammered, in the corner of a room she had never seen before.”
― Nancy Kress

“Where did the bonds of maternity end? All children grew up, changed, became somebody else. Parents who trembled that they might lose a gap-toothed toddler to some terrible accident ended up losing him anyway, always, to time. The toddlers died, after all, and what was left was a bond with another adult, who had once been the beloved child.”
― Nancy Kress, Brain Rose

 “Things got said, the kinds of embarrassing things that don’t go away. Tempers ran high. My paternal grandfather’s teak desk required a new panel, which never quite matched the others. Intellectual debate can be very hard on furniture.”
― Nancy Kress, Beggars and Choosers

 “You think intelligence and grit can succeed by themselves, but I’m telling you that’s a pretty illusion.”
― Nancy Kress, Steal Across the Sky

 “…Boredom [is] a moral failing, the mark of a mind insufficiently stocked to occupy itself.”
― Nancy Kress, Probability Moon

“A good end cannot sanctify evil means, nor must we ever do evil that good may come of it.”
― Nancy Kress, Crucible

 “Throw enough scientific gibberish at non-scientists and they always faltered.”
― Nancy Kress, Probability Space

“You must learn to be three people at once: writer, character, and reader.”
― Nancy Kress, Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective Viewpoints

“Anything said in upper-crust British automatically sounded intelligent.”
― Nancy Kress, Yesterday’s Kin

10 Famous Quotes by Author Nancy Kress

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Nancy Kress, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Nancy Kress.  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 Nancy Kress. 

One Final Bonus – Nancy Kress Quote 

“Miri once told me that there were only four important ques­tions you could ask about any human being: How does he fill up his time? How does he feel about how he fills up his time? What does he love? How does he react to those he perceives as either inferior or superior to him?

If you make people feel inferior, even unintentionally,” she had said, her dark eyes intense, “they will be uncomfortable around you. In that situation, some people will attack. Some will ridicule, to ‘cut you down to size.’ But some will admire, and learn from you. If you make people feel superior, some will react by dis­missing you. Some by wielding power — just because they can — in greater or lesser ways. But some will be moved to protect and help. All this is just as true of a junior lodge clique as of a group of governments.”

― Nancy Kress, Beggars and Choosers

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Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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