Any content-based regulation of the Internet, no matter how benign the purpose, could burn the “global village” to roast the pig.

— U.S. District Court Justice Stewart Dalzell (in his ruling to grant a preliminary injunction against the CDA)

Date Added: Jun 14, 1996

Ever notice how they have to distinguish between Truth, Justice, and then the American Way?

— Richard Darwin

The dreamers are the ones who conceive of what could happen and the scientists are the ones who make it happen. The best of humanity are those who combine both traits.

— Peter David, Vendetta

In America, sex is an obsession; in other parts of the world it’s a fact.

— Marlene Dietrich

If you don’t know what your program is supposed to do, you’d better not start writing it.

— Edsger Dijkstra

Hey, Chet, do we have any kind of policy about primary and secondary [on call personnel] going out together and getting drunk beyond all recognition?

— Primary on-call (me) to Chet Jack

Well, it looks like we will after tonight …

— Hugh Docherty (then secondary)

How many seconds are there in a year? If I tell you there are 3.155 x 10^7, you won’t even try to remember it. On the other hand, who could forget that, to within half a percent, pi seconds is a nanocentury.

— Tom Duff (Bell Labs)

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