Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson

I don't like sewing machines. I don't understand how a needle with a thread going through the tip of it can interlock the thread by jamming itself into a little goddamn spool. It's contrary to nature and it irritates me.More Neal Stephenson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The GPS unit became almost equally obstreperous, though, over Richard’s unauthorized route change, until they finally passed over some invisible cybernetic watershed between two possible ways of getting to their destination, and it changed its fickle little mind and began calmly telling him which way to proceed as if this had been its idea all along.More Neal Stephenson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She looked at me like I was crazy. Most of my lovers do, and that's partly why they love me, and partly why they leaveMore Neal Stephenson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If the item of stolen property had been anything other than a book, it would have been confiscated. But a book is different—it is not just a material possession but the pathway to an enlightened mind, and thence to a well-ordered society,More Neal Stephenson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And it happened all the time that the compromise between two perfectly rational alternatives was something that made no sense at all.More Neal Stephenson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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