Quotes by Theodore Roszak

The question grows more troubling with each passing year how much of what yesterday's science fiction regarded as unspeakably dreadful has become today's award-winning research

Theodore Roszak

To bemoan the messiness of politics is not just a folly it betrays a dangerous impatience with basic realities. It is like becoming disturbed that people do not fall in love sensibly -- and so deciding to computerize the problem.

Theodore Roszak

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How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?

Woody Allen

Ferris Cameron has never been in love -- at least, nobody's ever been in love with him. If things don't change for him, he's gonna marry the first girl he lays, and she's gonna treat him like sh*t, because she will have given him what he has built up in his mind as the end-all, be-all of human existence. She won't respect him, 'cause you can't respect somebody who kisses your ass. It just doesn't work.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.

R. D. Laing

I cannot believe that the purpose of life is (merely) to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate. I think it is above all to matter, to count, to stand for something. To have it make some difference that you lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Mustard's no good without roast beef.

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No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge »

No man is above the law and no man below it.

Theodore Roosevelt »