A luxury liner is really just a bad play surrounded by water. It is a means of inducing hatred for your fellow men by trapping you in a confined space with too few of them to provide variety and too many to allow solitude.
A luxury liner is really just a bad play surrounded by water.
A TV program can never be worse than its viewers; for the more stupid it is, the more stupid they are to watch it.
Act like what you do makes a difference. It does.
All intellectual tendencies are corrupted when they consort with power.
Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.
Both Virgil and Dante set some of their greatest work in another world. But Shakespeare didn't, and his is the attitude I prefer. There is enough of heaven in a hedgerow, and enough of hell in the perfidy of man.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology.
Fiction is life with the dull bits left out.
First-rate science fiction was, and remains, more interesting than second-rate art.
Generally it is our failures that civilize us. Triumph confirms us in our habits.
If it feels like a mistake before you go in, don't go in.
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Santayana was probably wrong when he said that those who forget the past are condemned to relive it. Those who remember are condemned to relive it too.
Stop worrying- nobody gets out of this world alive.
Television is simultaneously blamed, often by the same people, for worsening the world and for being powerless to change it.
The key to effective teaching is to remember how you learned.
The sure sign of a weak man who ascends to glory is that he can't tolerate having strong men around him.
There is no reasoning someone out of a position he has not reasoned himself into.
You should never trust anyone who listens to Mahler before they're forty.
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