OK, so here's this week's vaguely mixed up nosebag ...
A writer is a professional rememberer.
[Gunter Grass ]
I'm not arguing, I'm just explaining why I'm right.
This recession won't be over until we raise a generation that knows how to live on what they've got.
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
[T]herapists try to make a person fit in with society, while Buddhists see the value of being able to deal with society. [Buddhists] question its core values and don't really try to make people fit society's warped mold, only deal with it.
[Brad Warner on his Hardcore Zen Weblog]
There's only one thing that I know how to do well
And I've often been told that you only can do
What you know how to do well
And that's be you
Be what you're like!
Be like yourself!
[They Might Be Giants album Flood]
I am sure you will agree with me, Lady Warminster, in thinking, so far as company is concerned, enough is as bad as a feast, and half a loaf in many ways preferable to the alternative of a whole one or the traditional no bread. How enjoyable, therefore, to be just as we are.
[Anthony Powell, Casanova's Chinese Restaurant]