"The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs and explosions and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, prejudices can kill, and suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless frightened search for a…
"Why am I so good at playing bitches? I think it’s because I’m not a bitch. Maybe that’s why Joan Crawford always plays ladies."
"I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be."
James Taylor 1969.
" The chancellor, the late chancellor, was only partly correct. He *was* obsolete. But so is the State, the entity he worshiped. Any state, any entity, any ideology that fails to recognize the worth, the dignity, the rights of Man, that state is obsolete. A case to be filed under "M" for Mankind - in The Twilight Zone."
-The Twilight Zone, The Obsolete Man
Otter: Ladies and gentlemen, I’ll be brief. The issue here is not whether we broke a few rules, or took a few liberties with our female party guests - we did.- But you can’t hold a whole fraternity responsible for the behavior of a few, sick twisted individuals. For if you do, then…
"The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them- words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out. But it’s more than that, isn’t it? The most…
"Well, we all do what we can, and it has to be good enough… and if it isn’t good enough it has to do.”
-Stephen King, The Dead Zone