C. L. Moore Quotes (1 quote)
“Nothing I have ever written was given the slightest deliberation. It was there in the typewriter and it came out, a total bypassing of the brain.”
―C. L. Moore
In a 1980 interview with Jean W. Ross, published in Contemporary Authors Vol. 104 (1982)
“The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.”
―Thomas B. Macaulay
Earliest attribution found: The Western Honey Bee, Volumes 14-15, State Bee-keepers' Association., 1926, p. 31
“My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.”
As quoted in "Life with Picasso" (McGraw-Hill, 1964) by Françoise Gilot, p. 60. Françoise was the lover of Picasso from 1944 to 1953.
“We need better government, no doubt about it. But we also need better minds, better friendships, better marriages, better communities.”
Think Little - A Continuous Harmony (1972)
“Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers, like the square root of minus one... If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it.”
Northern Lights (1995), Ch. 21: Lord Asriel's Welcome
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Picture Source: WikipediaC. L. Moore
Born: January 24, 1911
Died: April 4, 1987 (aged 76)
Bio: Catherine Lucille Moore was an American science fiction and fantasy writer, as C. L. Moore. She was one of the first women to write in the genre, and paved the way for many other female writers in speculative fiction.