Samuel Youd

British writer

Christopher Samuel Youd (16 April 19223 February 2012), known as Samuel Youd, was a British author, best known for his science fiction writings under the pseudonym John Christopher. Youd also wrote under his own name, and under the following additional pseudonyms: Stanley Winchester, Hilary Ford, William Godfrey, William Vine, Peter Graaf, Peter Nichols, and Anthony Rye.

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  • We had been friends. We could not become strangers. It left only one thing: we must be enemies.
    • The Prince in Waiting
  • Before you have faith you must believe, and before you believe there must be evidence of some sort to persuade the mind. Faith is remembering that evidence and holding to it against all that seems to challenge or contradict it.
    • The Prince in Waiting
  • You would always beat me; not so much because you are a better fighter as because you will not accept defeat.
    • The Sword of the Spirits
  • The secret of success in battle lies often not so much in the use of one's own strength but in the exploitation of the other side's weaknesses.
    • When the Tripods Came

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