The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don’t turn against him; they crush those beneath them.
It’s not just the greatest political commercial of all time, it’s one of the best ads ever made. Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 ‘Daisy’ spot is a masterclass in the art of idea communication and like all masterpieces… it’s incredibly, deceptively simple. … Continued
If I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point in dancing it.
If the First Amendment will protect a scumbag like me, it will protect all of you.
Every day people are straying away from church and going back to God.
It is a newspaper’s duty to print the news and raise hell. — 1861
All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.
Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburgers.
The worst sickness for a wise man Is to crave what he cannot enjoy. So I learned when I sat in the reeds, Hoping to have my desire: Lovely was the flesh of that fair girl, But nothing I hoped … Continued
There is no freedom of thought without doubt. — The Natural History of Nonsense, 1946