"Then, I realized that there is an indigenous presence in the Solar System. It's us. So, then, I got to wondering what would happen if a more technologically advanced society moved next door to us, the way we moved next door to the American Indians."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Sarah Zettel on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Sarah Zettel on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Sarah Zettel on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Sarah Zettel on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Sarah Zettel on Mahatma Gandhi
"Becoming a mother cannot help but change things. An author's life is reflected in their writing, whether they want it to be or not, and parenthood is one of the biggest life changes there is."
"I graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and left formal education behind."
"My joking answer to this question is that I leave a bowl of milk out on the back porch every night for the Idea Fairy. In the morning, the milk is gone and there's a brand-new shiny idea by the bowl."
"I have a better internal and intuitive understanding of folklore and myth than science and technology, so in that way fantasy is easier."
"Now, Venus is an extremely hostile environment, and as such presents a lot of challenges for a science fiction author who wants to create life there. However, as I began to research it more thoroughly, I found myself intrigued by the possibilities the world offers."