"Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."John Perry Barlow on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."John Perry Barlow on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."John Perry Barlow on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."John Perry Barlow on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."John Perry Barlow on Epicurus
"But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having."
"They seem to have forgotten that, and are back saying the only purpose of P2P networks is for illegal trading of owned goods. We claim part of the reason for P2P is for legal trading of what ought to be in public domain. And what is in public domain in many cases."
"You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions."
"The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it."
"We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before."