Quotes by Octavia E. Butler

"In order to rise
From its own ashes
A phoenix
First
Must
Burn."
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"When your rage is choking you, it is best to say nothing."
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"All that you touch
You Change.

All that you Change
Changes you.

The only lasting truth
is Change.

God
is Change."
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"In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn."
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"First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice."
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Books by Octavia E. Butler

  • Kindred
  • 123,436 ratings
  • February 1st 2004 by Beacon Press

    (first published June 1979)

  • Fledgling
  • 22,071 ratings
  • January 2nd 2007 by Grand Central Publishing

    (first published September 8th 2005)

Octavia E. Butler
  • Octavia E. Butler

  • Date of birth: June 22, 1947
  • Died: February 24, 2006
  • Born: in Pasadena, California, The United States.

  • Description: Octavia Estelle Butler was an American science fiction writer, one of the best-known among the few African-American women in the field. She won both Hugo and Nebula awards. In 1995, she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant.

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