"We are nothing but a string of gut on a stick of bone riding this piece of astral soot for one piteous splinter of eternity."
"Don Quixote thought every windmill was a giant. That's insane. But thinking that they might be... Well, all the best minds used to think the world was flat. But what if it isn't? It might be round. And bread mold might be medicine. If we never looked at things and thought what they might be, why, we'd still be out there in the tall grass with the apes."
"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be."
"Beautiful, beautiful! I never saw anything more perfectly beautiful than this, even in my dreams!"
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