Leigh (Douglass) Brackett
(7 Dec 1915 - 18 Mar 1978)
American screenwriter and writer who, just weeks before her death, finished the first draft screenplay for The Empire Strikes Back, ending a career that began with a novel in 1944, and her first screenplay in 1945. After those, she continued writing books and film scripts, and shortly thereafter, became known as the "Queen of Space Opera."
Science Quotes by Leigh (Douglass) Brackett (1 quote)
Do, or do not. There is no try.
— Leigh (Douglass) Brackett
Fictional character Yoda in movie The Empire Strikes Back (1980), screenplay by Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan. As quoted in Gary Westfahl, Science Fiction Quotations: From the Inner Mind to the Outer Limits (2006), 2.