"I try to be careful because technology changes so much over the years. But some things don't change. Kids and parents have disagreements, kids try to manipulate, parents try to sit down with rules and regs. That part never changes."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Paula Danziger on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Paula Danziger on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Paula Danziger on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Paula Danziger on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Paula Danziger on John F. Kennedy
"Normally, I name my characters after famous comedians."
"I think my books talk about kids learning to like and respect themselves and each other. You can't write a message book you just tell the best story you know how to tell."
"The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to."