"A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do."
"Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another."
"'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman."
"I believe that science fiction is as profound as you want it to be or it can be very simple entertainment, and I'm all for very simple entertainment. Every now and then we all need to come home, veg-out, watch something and not think too deeply about it. It's what you want it to be. We tend to steer clear of being pedantic it's entertainment first, otherwise we'd be on a lecture circuit."