I do not believe in the immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern without any superhuman authority behind it.
It's interesting now that basically a CG set is the same cost as a real set. So like if you're going to build a CG house in the suburbs, it costs you $200,000. And if you were going to build it in a computer, it'll cost you $200,000. It's the same... the relationship is exactly the same.
Kompromi tidak akan membunuhmu, Mahoni. Kau tidak akan kehilangan jati dirimu hanya gara-gara mendesain kolam dengan pancuran air bertingkat.''Ya, aku tahu.''Sebaliknya kau bisa mewujudkan impian seseorang dengan kompromi. Itu sesuatu yang kita lakukan setiap saat tanpa sadar. Di rumah. Dengan keluarga kita.''Aku tidak punya keluarga, ingat?'Simon - Mahoni
The imagined memories had to have as much weight as the real, or we had to at least pretend they did to such a degree that they just very well might have. And so I never questioned Angela about that particular story, or about all the troubling things that it pointed to, content to believe that at least in this version things worked for her better than they did in the one I never heard.
Suddenly it seemed to me that I looked back from a great distance on that smile and saw it all again - the smile and the day, the whole sunny, sad, funny, wonderful day and all the days that we had spent here together. What was I going to do when such days came no more? There could not be many; for we were a family growing old. And how would I learn to live without these people? I who needed them so little that I could stay away all year - what should I do without them?
Satu-satunya penyesalanku dalam hidup adalah aku tidak bisa bersamamu sekarang dan mengatakan semua ini secara langsung. Tapi tolong percayalah padaku ketika kukatakan bahwa aku ingin selalu bersamamu. Percayalah padaku ketika kukatakan bahwa aku ingin selalu berada di dekatmu. Dan percayalah padaku ketika kukatakan bahwa aku juga mencintaimu.