"War as Napoleon knew it just not possible any more. However, we're very unlikely to accept or recognize 'world peace' even when we get it."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Bruce Sterling on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Bruce Sterling on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Bruce Sterling on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Bruce Sterling on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Bruce Sterling on John Lennon
"My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone?"
"I do have two data identities. I have my name, Bruce Sterling, which is my public name under which I write novels. I also have my other name, which is my legal name under which I own property and vote."
"I used to think that cyberspace was fifty years away. What I thought was fifty years away, was only ten years away. And what I thought was ten years away... it was already here. I just wasn't aware of it yet."