It is better to be quotable than to be honest.
Tom Stoppard (1937 - )
Just once, I wish we would encounter an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets.
Unknown, Brigader Lethbridge-Stewart in "Dr. Who"
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke (1917 - ), "Technology and the Future"
Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
Dave Barry (1947 - ), "Kids Today: They Don't Know Dum Diddly Do"