"We do a hard fantasy as well as hard science fiction, and I think I probably single-handedly recreated military science fiction. It was dead before I started working in it."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Jerry Pournelle on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Jerry Pournelle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Jerry Pournelle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Jerry Pournelle on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Jerry Pournelle on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I started in this racket in the early '70s, and when I was president of the Science Fiction Writers of America, of which I was like the sixth president, I was the first one nobody ever heard of."