"When I was a young man, I vowed never to marry until I found the ideal woman. Well, I found her - but, alas, she was waiting for the perfect man."
You don't die of a broken heart. You only wish you did."
"All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times."
"The Prince is never going to come, everybody knows that; and maybe Sleeping Beauty's dead."
"All men are mad in some way or the other..."
"Software is like sex; it's better when it's free."
"Beware the engineers of society, I say, who would make everyone in
all the world equal. Opportunity should be equal, must be equal, but
achievement must remain individual."
"But love, honest love, requires empathy. It is a sharing - of joy,
of laughter, of tears. Honest love makes one's soul a reflection of the
"Loss of empathy might well be the most enduring and deepest-cutting
scar of all, the silent blade of an unseen enemy, tearing at our hearts
and stealing more than our strength. Stealing our will, for what are we
without empathy? What manner of joy might we find in our lives if we
cannot understand the joys and pains of those around us, if we cannot
share in the greater community?"
"And so I reject all but the most moderate use of such intoxicants,
and while I'll not openly judge those who so indulge, I will pity them
their empty souls."