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Famous Quotes By Mary Robinette Kowal

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I must not undervalue my work simply because I enjoy it. A working artist understands his worth and lives by it. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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He thinks I should go." My chest hurt even considering it. But I couldn't stop thinking about the mission. "He knows it's the only way I'll get back into space. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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As the family sat in the drawing room after their nuncheon, — Mary Robinette Kowal

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Perfection is different to every viewer. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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If you don't know by now, you own me, heart, mind, body, and soul — Mary Robinette Kowal

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There then passed a period of time in which Jane said many unutterable things. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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Nothing today had done her any real harm, yet she felt as though her nerves had been flayed and left out for the tanner. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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...you must not depreciate the power of well-fitted breeches upon a lady's admiration. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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Fiction is people having extraordinary reactions to ordinary things, but in genre fiction, they have ordinary reactions to extraordinary things. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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The difference between fanfic and a "real" novel is that fanfic is honest about its inspiration. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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Then Sister Aquinata abandoned the nonviolent methods and produced a rolling pin from somewhere. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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She sighed to cover her agitation. "You are insufferable." "I prefer 'inscrutable.'" He smiled, softening a little at her teasing tone, and because she had allowed the change of topic. "Inexplicable would be more accurate." "Inconceivable!" She rested her hand on her ever-increasing stomach. "Not any longer." He laughed and kissed her on the forehead. "I do not think that word means what you think it means." "Humph!" But Jane was delighted that she had managed to make him laugh. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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She sorted through the mail and held one elegant, hot-pressed envelope out to Jane. "Here is one for David. Would you prefer me to leave it here, or have it sent over to him? — Mary Robinette Kowal

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It's a hard thing to look at something you want and to know that the right choice is to turn it down. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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Jane shared his sentiment, but was hard-pressed not to laugh at her husband's inventive turns of phrase - her favourite was "goat-licking amateur," followed closely by "mongrel's handmaiden. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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I need to think about this."

"I know."

Then I closed my eyes and realized that I had to say no. It didn't matter how I felt about the trip or the chance to get back into space. The launch date he was talking about meant I'd have to go into training now. "I can't." I opened my eyes and stared at the wall where the publicity still of me and Nathaniel hung. "I have to turn it down."

"Talk to Nathaniel."

I grimaced. He would tell me to take it. "I can't. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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I've left it unedited, which means you'll get to see the [brackets] I insert to remind myself to research things or fix things later. In this case, I fixed things by writing a different story. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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One must not put trust in novelists, Beth; they create worlds to fit their own needs and drive their characters mad in doing it. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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Mama! They must take ship. It is an island. One does not simply walk into Murano. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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I wanted to. I wanted to get off the planet and back into space and not have to watch him die. Not have to watch him lose control of his body piece by piece.

And I wanted to stay here and be with him and steal every moment left that he had breath in his body. — Mary Robinette Kowal

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It's not about adding diversity for the sake of diversity, it's about subtracting homogeneity for the sake of realism. — Mary Robinette Kowal