Isaac Asimov: The Gods Themselves


It is a mistake, [...] to suppose that the public wants the environment protected or their lives saved and that they will be grateful to any idealist who will fight for such ends. What the public wants is their own individual comfort.

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You know that prudery is only the other side of prurience. The words are even on the same page in the dictionary.

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He`s a pygmy with only one talent, the ability to convince others he`s a giant.

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I would rather not like you for telling me not to do things, than not have you around to tell me not to do things.

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The easiest way to solve a problem is to deny it exists.

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