Andy Weir Quotes

Who is Andy Weir?

Andy Weir is the author of The Martian and the short story The Egg. The Martian was made into a movie by Ridley Scott starring Matt Damon.

Born June 16, 1972

Books by Andy Weir


Best 22 Quotes by Andy Weir

“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow. Don't wait for an inspired ending to come to mind. Work your way to the ending and see what comes up.”

Andy Weir

“A story in your head isn't a story. It's just a daydream until you actually write it down. So write it down.”

Andy Weir

“Computer programming is pretty much guaranteed income. I'm good at it, and I like it.”

Andy Weir

Artemis Quotes

“A clumsy, awkward success is still a success.”

Andy Weir
Artemis

“Anyone who makes you money is a friend.”

Andy Weir
Artemis

“Can't complain. Still do, though.”

Andy Weir
Artemis

“Coffee's just a bad kind of tea.”

Andy Weir
Artemis

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“If you want to make babies, somebody's got to get fucked.”

Andy Weir
Artemis

“No idiot-proofing can overcome a determined idiot.”

Andy Weir
Artemis

“Only Americans wear Hawaiian shirts on the moon.”

Andy Weir
Artemis

Project Hail Mary Quotes

“A human body is more like a borderless police state.”

Andy Weir
Project Hail Mary

“Cool thing about pendulums: The time it takes for one to swing forward and backward — the period — won’t change, no matter how wide it swings. If it’s got a lot of energy, it’ll swing farther and faster, but the period will still be the same. This is what mechanical clocks take advantage of to keep time. That period ends up being driven by two things, and two things only: the length of the pendulum and gravity.”

Andy Weir
Project Hail Mary

“If I had a nickel for every time I wanted to smack a kid’s parents for not teaching them even the most basic things… well… I’d have enough nickels to put in a sock and smack those parents with it.”

Andy Weir
Project Hail Mary

“The best ancient Greek philosophers always carried stopwatches in their togas.”

Andy Weir
Project Hail Mary

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The Martian Quotes

“As a chemist, Vogel knew how to make a bomb. In fact, much of his training was to avoid making them by mistake.”

Andy Weir
The Martian

“Beers for everyone if I get back to Earth.”

Andy Weir
The Martian

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“Believe me, even back on Earth a botanist/mechanical engineer doesn’t exactly have ladies lined up at the door.”

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The Martian

“Duct tape is magic and should be worshipped.”

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The Martian

“I guess you could call it a failure, but I prefer the term learning experience.”

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The Martian

“It would kill me to death.”

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The Martian

“So I came up with a brilliant plan that didn't work.”

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The Martian

“There’s a difference between knowing it and really experiencing it.”

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The Martian