by Isaac Asimov
[Giskard said:] 'We have put Earth on the course towards the filling of the galaxy and the establishment of a Galactic Empire.'
Daneel said, 'The picture you draw is attractive. It would make Partner Elijah proud of us if, as you say, we have accomplished that. "Robots and Empire" Elijah would say, and perhaps he would clap me on the shoulder. [...]'