"The Internet has brought communities across the globe closer together through instant communication."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Mike Fitzpatrick on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Mike Fitzpatrick on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Mike Fitzpatrick 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."Mike Fitzpatrick 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."Mike Fitzpatrick on Bill Gates
"Traditionally, Medicare's assurance has been that for the elderly and persons with disabilities that they will not be alone when confronted with the full burden of their health care costs."
"Myspace alone has just over 80 million users and ranks as the sixth most popular English language website and the eighth most popular site in the world."
"These sites have torn down the geographical divide that once prevented long distance social relationships from forming, allowing instant communication and connections to take place and a virtual second life to take hold for its users."
"Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet."
"The freedom to connect to the world anywhere at anytime brings with it the threat of unscrupulous predators and criminals who mask their activities with the anonymity the Internet provides to its users."