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James Tiptree, Jr.

  • Any chance beats no chance.

    • James Tiptree, Jr.,
    • "Mama Come Home," 10,000 Light Years From Home ()
  • Abominations, that's what they are; afterwords, introductions, all the dribble around the story.

    • James Tiptree, Jr.,
    • in Gardner R. Dozois, The Fiction of James Tiptree, Jr. ()
  • ... there're two kinds of people — those who think there are two kinds of people and those who have more sense.

  • ... good is too often allied with vulnerability and evil with power.

  • ... absolutes are absolutely dangerous ...

James Tiptree, Jr., U.S. writer

(1915 - 1987)

Real name: Alice Hastings Bradley Davey Sheldon. See also quotes under Alice B. Sheldon.