Jo Walton

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Jo Walton (born December 1, 1964) is a Welsh fantasy and science fiction writer and poet.


  • There is one law for rich and poor alike, which prevents them equally from stealing bread and sleeping under bridges.
    • Farthing (2006), ch. 18
    • Cf. Anatole France, Le Lys Rouge [The Red Lily] (1894), ch. 7: La majestueuse égalité des lois, qui interdit au riche comme au pauvre de coucher sous les ponts, de mendier dans les rues et de voler du pain. (The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.)
  • What you can't pay back you pay forward.
    • Farthing (2006), ch. 27

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