Quotation by Stanley Kubrick

The mission is too important to allow you to jeopardize it.
Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. HAL computer (voice of Douglas Rains), 2001: A Space Odyssey, explaining why he won't let the spaceship commander back on board (1968).

Adapted from Arthur C. Clarke's short story "The Sentinel."
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