” Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show. “


” Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order. “


” You have a billion people who know ‘Tribbles’ and only half a million who know my novel ‘The Man Who Folded Himself,’ which is one of my better-known books. “


” Star Trek’ is the McDonald’s of science fiction, it’s fast food storytelling. Every problem is like every other problem. They all get solved in an hour. Nobody ever gets hurt, and nobody needs to care. You give up an hour of your time, and you don’t really have to get involved. It’s all plastic. “


” My approach to ‘Star Trek’ was, ‘I know science fiction, and I know screen writing.’ That was very arrogant of me, but you really need to be a little bit arrogant to think that what you have to say is good enough to justify the expense of hundreds of thousands – now millions of dollars – to make an episode of the TV show. “


” If you were a kid in 1955, you would pick up a copy of ‘Popular Science’ and it would say, ‘This is the kind of car you’re going to be driving in five years or in 20 years you’ll be able to take a jet plane from New York to London in four hours,’ or something like that. We actually got used to the idea that the future’s going to be different. “


” There’s two tiers of science fiction: the McDonalds sci-fi like Star Trek, where they have an adventure and solve it before the last commercial, and there are books that once you’ve read, you never look at the world the same way again. “


” Study what you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. It’ll be one great adventure. “



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Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show.
Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.
You have a billion people who know
Star Trek
My approach to
If you were a kid in 1955, you would pick up a copy of
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Study what you love, and you

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