War is not meaningless. War is what democracies use to protect freedom. And freedom is what allows you to talk that sass.[to Adrian]
The generation that won World War II was exposed to so much awful reality that they made mostly good decisions for a long time after. Forget history, and you are doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past. Forget how bad polio was, people stop taking vaccines. Forget how bad world wars are, people start puffing out their chests. The real enemy is arrogance.
You can bet the dads in China and Russia and India aren’t too tired to help with a little math homework. You need to know math, kiddo. You could invent the thing that saves the world.[to Erin]
We’re talking about custody? Oh, sure, I got sole custody. You know why? Because you’re in custody.[to Maggie]
This is classic. As soon as somebody thinks that I am smart, you decide that they are dumb.[to Adrian]
There are risks to every great endeavor. But greatness was never won without suffering, and sacrifice.
Sometimes you have to lie to people in order to motivate them. Like your promotion or your sabbatical.[to Dr. Wolf]