The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.
Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
We no longer think of chairs as technology; we just think of them as chairs. But there was a time when we hadn't worked out how many legs chairs should have, how tall they should be, and they would often 'crash' when we tried to use them.
Jonathan Safran Foer