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Daniel Keys Moran
Born Daniel Keys Moran
(1962-11-30) November 30, 1962 (age 54)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Fiction writer, computer programmer
Nationality American
Period 1983–present (as writer)
Genre Science fiction

There's a flipside to this; if you as an individual have the right to live on your own terms, you must have the right to both succeed and fail on them.
Daniel Keys Moran
Well, the future of the Internet is... Reality.
There's no way for me to know, but my best guess, as it must be for everyone, is that other people are pretty much like me.
Daniel Keys Moran
If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I'm unable to see it.
Daniel Keys Moran
The reason Ronald Reagan gets slammed for having so badly exacerbated the problem of deficit spending is that he so plainly deserves it.
Daniel Keys Moran
You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don't balance the budget, we don't pay them.
Daniel Keys Moran

Plot and character are virtually the same thing.
It's your body and your life and you have an absolute right to do with it as you choose.
Daniel Keys Moran
You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.
Daniel Keys Moran
As a fiscal conservative, I think that our government should pay for itself.
Daniel Keys Moran
The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design.
An attempt to write nothing but characterization will soon bog down; I for one don't want to have somebody tell me about someone else.
Daniel Keys Moran
Actors are good liars; writers are good liars with good memories.
The universe is not fair and it is never going to be fair.
I'm a liberal where children are concerned, a libertarian where adults are concerned – and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives, for whatever that's worth.
Daniel Keys Moran
There is virtually nothing I wouldn't be willing to do, to try and make sure that children have a fair shake in life.
Daniel Keys Moran
Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth.
Daniel Keys Moran
If a liberal political philosophy stands for anything, and I am no longer sure it does, then it must mean that we are committed to the leveling of the playing field for everyone.
Daniel Keys Moran
To write well you must be willing to go naked into the world.
There are, believe it or not, good politicians.
So, we, as human beings, live in a very imprecise world. A world where our perceptions of reality are far more important than actual reality.
Daniel Keys Moran
We are reinventing the world. We've set the ball spinning with little concern for where and how it's going to stop.
Daniel Keys Moran
Our species is on the verge of changes that will fundamentally alter what it means to be human… and we are the people driving that change.
Daniel Keys Moran
It's obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect.
Daniel Keys Moran
It's very strange writing science fiction in a world that moves as fast as ours does.
Daniel Keys Moran
The most interesting thing about the idea of money is that it makes it possible to measure something in previous ages we couldn't be sure about, and that something is power.
Daniel Keys Moran
Writers, all the good ones, are Natural Born Liars.
Plot and character are virtually the same thing.
What the power structure is afraid of is that we're going to learn to recognize the truth when we hear it.
Daniel Keys Moran
The welfare system in the United States is vile.
Police do not belong in war zones.