Who is Orson Scott Card?

Orson Scott Card is an American science fiction writer known for Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead.

Books by Orson Scott Card

Quotes by Orson Scott Card

“As long as you keep getting born, it's all right to die sometimes.”

Orson Scott Card Speaker for the Dead

“For children love is a feeling; for adults, it is a decision. Children wait to learn if their love is true by seeing how long it lasts; adults make their love true by never wavering from their commitment.”

Orson Scott Card Pathfinder

“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.”

Orson Scott Card Ender's Game

“Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.”

Orson Scott Card Alvin Journeyman

“No human being, when you understand his desires, is worthless. No one's life is nothing. Even the most evil of men and women, if you understand their hearts, had some generous act that redeems them, at least a little, from their sins.”

Orson Scott Card Speaker for the Dead

“Perhaps it's impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.”

Orson Scott Card Ender's Game

“Since when do you have to tell the enemy when he has won?”

Orson Scott Card Ender's Game

“The wise are not wise because they make no mistakes. They are wise because they correct their mistakes as soon as they recognize them.”

Orson Scott Card Xenocide