Daniel Keys Moran quotes:

  • Police do not belong in war zones.

  • The welfare system in the United States is vile.

  • Well, the future of the Internet is... Reality.

  • The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design.

  • You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don't balance the budget, we don't pay them.

  • So, we, as human beings, live in a very imprecise world. A world where our perceptions of reality are far more important than actual reality.

  • It's obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect.

  • Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth.

  • An attempt to write nothing but characterization will soon bog down; I for one don't want to have somebody tell me about someone else.

  • The reason Ronald Reagan gets slammed for having so badly exacerbated the problem of deficit spending is that he so plainly deserves it.

  • Actors are good liars; writers are good liars with good memories.

  • Writers, all the good ones, are Natural Born Liars.

  • There are, believe it or not, good politicians.

  • If a liberal political philosophy stands for anything, and I am no longer sure it does, then it must mean that we are committed to the leveling of the playing field for everyone.

  • There is virtually nothing I wouldn't be willing to do, to try and make sure that children have a fair shake in life.

  • I'm a liberal where children are concerned, a libertarian where adults are concerned - and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives, for whatever that's worth.

  • What the power structure is afraid of is that we're going to learn to recognize the truth when we hear it.

  • It's very strange writing science fiction in a world that moves as fast as ours does.

  • You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.

  • Plot and character are virtually the same thing.

  • The universe is not fair and it is never going to be fair.

  • As a fiscal conservative, I think that our government should pay for itself.

  • Never test for an error condition you don't know how to handle.

  • We are reinventing the world. We've set the ball spinning with little concern for where and how it's going to stop.

  • If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I'm unable to see it.

  • I'm a nerd and you bet I love what I do. I am so damn good at it.

  • Our species is on the verge of changes that will fundamentally alter what it means to be human... and we are the people driving that change.

  • Its obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect.