Every policy I support seems to threaten democracy itself.
Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.
Islam is monotheist: Allah is always and everywhere the same. Christianity is polytheist: there are German, English, Latin, African, and American Christian gods, along with extinct historical versions, all incompatible and eternally at odds
At first the artist concerns himself with what to put in, and later, as he matures, with what to leave out.
You make the news, and then it makes you.
In Hollywood, no one knows anything, not even who wrote what.
A just God would be beside the point.
What we laugh at in a comedy we rarely applaud, and what we applaud we rarely laugh at.
The history of Western art would be entirely different if, 500 years ago, we had known that the Greeks painted their sculpture.
Why must the mousy bookworm blossom into a beauty, the malingerer become a battle hero, the hard-bitten hooker turn out true-blue? Because it makes a change.
Whereof one may not speak, thereof one sees a great deal.