The [Christian] church became as crowded with the one, as the pantheon had been...– Thomas Paine
Give me the child until he is seven and I’ll give you the man.
The Four Noble Truths
1) Life means suffering. 2) The origin of suffering is attachment. 3) The cessation of suffering is attainable. 4) The path to the cessation of suffering.
Depend upon it sir. When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it...– Samuel Johnson
Carver: Okay, so let's try this again. I say, "Have a good evening, Mr. Broadus!"
Bodie: And a good evening to you, Sgt. Carver.
Bodie: And a VERY good evening to you, Officer Collichio!
Colicchio: Fuck yourself with a 40, shit-breath.
Studs Terkel, the oral historian, was known to admonish friends who would read...– Book Lovers Fear Dim Future for Notes in the Margins
On paper, we’re a one-person-one-vote nation; in reality, we’re more than a bit...– Wisconsin Power Play - NYT
It is one thing to acknowledge that the entitlement programs Social Security,...
The billionaire Koch brothers’ war against Obama →
For love of country I won’t talk about it.– Silvio Berlusconi
Gaddafi Flees Libyan Capital →
Col. Muammar Gaddafi’s regime looks like it’s on the brink. Gaddafi fled the capital as his security forces retreated to a few buildings, senior officials defected, and protesters celebrated control of the second-largest city, Benghazi. Security forces still loyal to the Libyan leader were holed up in the state television headquarters and the presidential palace as other buildings burned...
I’m stepping back and looking at everything. I’m trying to stay on some new...– Dilla
An Evening with J.D. Salinger - The Paris Review →