Quotes by Orson Scott Card

"Perhaps it's impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be."
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"In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very moment when I love them.... I destroy them."
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"If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault."
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"Ethan Wyeth: I hope you're thirsty."
Gideon Wyeth:"Why?"
Ethan: "Cause your dumb and ugly, but I can do something about thirsty."
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"This is how humans are: We question all our beliefs, except for the ones that we really believe in, and those we never think to question."
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Books by Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card
  • Orson Scott Card

  • Date of birth: August 24, 1951
  • Born: in Richland, Washington, The United States.

  • Description: Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.

    Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker (beginning with Seventh Son), poetry (An Open Book), and many plays and scripts.

    Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He recently began a long-term position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.

    Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.

    For further details, see the author's Wikipedia page.For an ordered list of the author's works, see Wikipedia's List of works by Orson Scott Card.http://us.macmillan.com/author/orsons...

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