What is prudence in the conduct of every private family can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom.
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities but of their advantages.
All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.
When my sister and I were growing up, there was never any doubt in our minds that men and women were equal, if not more so.
Ladies and gentleman, this is your stewardess speaking. We regret any inconvenience the sudden cabin movement might have caused this is due to periodic airpockets we encountered. There's no reason to be alarmed and we hope you enjoy the rest of your flight. By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?
They bought their tickets. They knew what they were getting in to. I say, let 'em crash.
The 9000 series is the most reliable computer ever made. No 9000 computer has ever made a mistake or distorted information. We are all, by any practical definition of the words, foolproof and incapable of error.
Open the pod bay door, HAL.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.