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Quote Left The pathetic thing about the great wellintentioned mass of college and highschool students is that they have been so badly educated they have ... Quote Right
Quote Left In abnormal times like our own, when institutions are changing rapidly in several directions at once and the traditional framework of society ... Quote Right
Quote Left Apathy is one of the characteristic responses of any living organism when it is subjected to stimuli too intense or too complicated to cope with. The cure for apathy is comprehension. Quote Right
Quote Left The fascinating thing to a dispassionate observer about the structure of life in the Soviet Union is that in their efforts to produce an unkno... Quote Right
Quote Left The only way to find out anything about what kinds of lives people led in any given period is to tunnel into their records and to let them spe... Quote Right
Quote Left Experiments in the visual arts (the invention of new ways of seeing things), are made because, due to the way the apparatus that makes up the ... Quote Right
Quote Left Time has an undertaking establishment on every block and drives his coffin nails faster than the steam riveters rivet or the stenographers typ... Quote Right
Quote Left Women hock their jewels and their husbands' insurance policies to acquire an unaccustomed shade in hair or crêpe de chine. Why then is it tha... Quote Right
Quote Left Through dinner she felt a gradual icy coldness stealing through her like novocaine. She had made up her mind. It seemed as if she had set the ... Quote Right
Quote Left The people of Western Europe are facing this summer a series of tragic dilemmas. Of the hopes that dazzled the last twenty years that some pol... Quote Right
Quote Left It has been the struggle between privileged men who have managed to get hold of the levers of power and the people in general with their vague... Quote Right
Quote Left It's not the possibility of Stalinism in the U.S. that's worrying me, it's the fact that the Stalinist C.P. seems doomed to fail and to bring ... Quote Right
Quote Left In a moment when criticism shows a singular dearth of direction every man has to be a law unto himself in matters of theatre, writing, and pai... Quote Right
Quote Left I never understood exactly why people get engaged—The only time I ever did the most disastrous things happened—but I feel that there's a g... Quote Right
Quote Left Vat is the use being a big man if you are wrong? Quote Right
Quote Left If there is a special Hell for writers it would be in the forced contemplation of their own works, with all the misconceptions, the omissions,... Quote Right
Quote Left It's almost worth having been in the army for the joy your freedom gives you. Quote Right
Quote Left But what's the good of freedom? What can you do with it? What one wants is to live well and have a beautiful house and be respected by people. Quote Right
Quote Left Love is cheap. You can buy it anywhere. Lives are cheap. It's money that's dear. You have to work days and sit up nights thinking how to make ... Quote Right
Quote Left Women is fine once you got 'em pinned down, boss, but when they ain't pinned down they're hell. Quote Right
Quote Left What's the use, there never was a woman living who could understand political ideas. Quote Right
Quote Left A man's got to work for more than himself and his kids to feel right. Quote Right