Posted at 3:00 AM -
January 12, 2013.
"I’m a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will."
Posted at 1:58 PM -
June 27, 2012.
"It is not titles that honour men, but men that honour titles."
Posted at 1:50 PM -
June 13, 2012.
"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations."
Posted at 4:05 PM -
June 06, 2012.
"It’s a great place to grow up [Los Angeles] as a creator because there’s no intellectual hierarchy. I remember going to a party in New York about 35 years ago. They all called me Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon. I said, “You, ma’am, your name and phone number? And you, sir, your phone number? And you, sir?” And they said, “Why are you taking our phone numbers?” I said, “Because the night we land on the moon, you’re going to get called.” I was in London when we did. I called three of them, and when they answered I said, “Stupid son of a bitch,” and hung up."
Posted at 3:11 AM -
April 05, 2012.
"Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it."
Posted at 10:34 AM -
March 28, 2012.
"One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others."
Posted at 10:43 PM -
March 26, 2012.
"It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles."
Posted at 1:28 PM -
March 23, 2012.
"For Marx, socialism is the point where we begin collectively to determine our own destinies. It is democracy taken with full seriousness, rather than democracy as a political charade."
Posted at 12:55 PM -
March 19, 2012.
"Men do you harm either because they fear you or because they hate you."
—The Prince (Machiavelli)
Posted at 12:50 PM -
March 09, 2012.
"In the Social Democratic Party [Trotsky] was the theoretician of the permanent revolution, which means a revolution which cannot and will not be extinguished before it has completed its work, and which consequently can be conceived only on an international plane."
Posted at 1:44 PM -
March 04, 2012.
"It is not the consciousness of men that determines their existence, but their social existence that determines their consciousness."
Posted at 12:46 PM -
March 04, 2012.
"The fact is that a man who wants to act virtuously in every way necessarily comes to grief among so many who are not virtuous."
—Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince (1532)
Posted at 1:56 AM -
February 22, 2012.
"Good morning, Pooh Bear,” said Eeyore gloomily. “If it is a good morning,” he said. “Which I doubt,” said he."