The dissolute and profligate can always be depended on to preach sobriety and thrift; today it is the sober and thrifty who refuse to do so.
You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.
It is more pleasant to be told that one has done a brilliant thing than that one is a brilliant person, which implies an obligation to continue.
Ageless, adj. Old.
It was a distinctively contemporary utopia, a world in which one was never contradicted.
A proper cultural revolution requires a proper culture to revolt against.
If you want to be cruel, learn to be polite.
Nihilism, n. The belief that your beliefs are nonsense.
Clever may not be wise but it’s a start.
Without the will to fire the gun is no use.
My hope for the dominant culture is that it will bore itself to death.