Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.
Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.
Civilization is hideously fragile and there's not much between us and the horrors underneath, just about a coat of varnish.
The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
Why get married and make one man miserable when I can stay single and make thousands miserable?
No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap.
A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.
I believe the world is increasingly in danger of becoming split into groups which cannot communicate with each other, which no longer think of each other as members of the same species.
The official world, the corridors of power.
Advertising degrades the people it appeals to; it deprives them of their will to choose.
It is only by the rational use of technology; to control and guide what technology is doing; that we can keep any hopes of a social life more desirable than our own: or in fact of a social life which is not appalling to imagine.