Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.Guy
Think where man's glory most begins and ends, And say my glory was I had such friends.William Butler Yeats
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.W. H. Auden
Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope.Pete Holiday
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.Jane Austen
Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.Lord Chesterfield
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein.