"But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Armistead Maupin on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Armistead Maupin on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Armistead Maupin on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Armistead Maupin on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Armistead Maupin on Bill Gates
"But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children."
"The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives."
"Being in love is the only transcendent experience."
"I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers."
"The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live."