Monthly Archives: March 2012

“Part of the inhumanity of the computer is…”

“Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.” – Isaac Asimov

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“On the whole human beings want to be good…”

“On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.” – George Orwell

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“Let me ask you…”

“Let me ask you. If you weren’t married to Grace—if you didn’t know her—and you were female . . . whom would you be attracted to, men or women?” -excerpt from She’s Not There Jennifer Finney Boylan  

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“His voice a vibration like the cello at New York Symphony…”

“He stood before us as the sun passed away into oblivion. His voice a vibration like the cello at New York Symphony. I remembered my Bach too well as he spoke, so that I could feel the agony of the future. … Continue reading

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Cirocco liked space…

“Cirocco liked space, reading, and sex, not necessarily in that order.” – excerpt from Titan   –  by John Varley

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“Love is the highest achievement…”

“Love is the highest achievement to which any human may aspire. It is an emotion that encompasses the full depth of heart, mind, and soul.” -Zensunni Wisdom from the Wandering – excerpt from House Harkonnen – Brian Herbert – Kevin J. … Continue reading

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“Eunice, sex is the one subject everybody lies about…”

“Eunice, sex is the one subject everybody lies about. But what I was saying is this: A man who takes his fun where he finds it, then marries and expects his wife to be different, is a fool.” – from … Continue reading

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