Writing and computer programming are usually done worse when they are done for money.
The check is sometimes in the mail, but no one has ever been just curious.
I am working toward a world in which someday someone will be so wrong, so often, that he will just stop talking.
The past also judges us, less indulgently than the future will.
Today it is especially important to condescend to both sexes equally.
Civilization is always under attack, always crumbling, always burning; it ends when we can no longer repel the invaders, shore up the foundations, and extinguish the flames.
To read minds, don’t tell people their thoughts, supply them with better ones.
The less disposed we are to act on a belief, the more vehemently we defend it.
We play with words when we run out of thoughts.
What you get is, to a first approximation, what you want.