David Brin Quotes and its meanings

David Brin has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Education History Power Science

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What does David Brin write about?

David Brin has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about education, history, power & science. People always share Education quotes, History quotes, power & science from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by David Brin?

Here are the top most famous quotes by David Brin.

  • My education and background thoroughly inform my writing.
  • The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.
  • It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
  • There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives.
  • Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction. I've had some failures. On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam... and I'm not happy to be right in all of those cases.
  • Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on.