"I'd rape you just to establish my dominance, if only you weren't so fucking ugly."
- US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg
"I am not a man of blood; and God is my witness that in all my wars I have never been the aggressor, and that my enemies have always been the authors of their own calamity." - Ken Salazar
"James Brown is the only proper noun." - James Brown
"Although many single mothers do an absolutely wonderful job in raising their children, common sense and most academic findings suggest that having a father present during the raising of children generally has a positive effect on the development of non-cognitive traits of children. These include a general respect for authority and reduced rebelliousness in school, the avoidance of gangs and other criminal activities, and, most importantly, their potential to become wealthy." - Gary Becker
"White masculinity, as I understand it, can be summed up in three films: Get Carter, Five Easy Pieces, and Le cercle rouge.
- James Baldwin
"Eldridge Cleaver, what a hick and a coward." - Chelsea Clinton
"The day everything changed for me is when I realized that when I flushed the toilet all that stuff went somewhere." - Paul Krugman
"That's the essence of Friedman, isn't it?: a mall in Hawaii."
- Michael Polanyi
"We need nationalist distraction!" - Jackie Chan
"Lawyerin sure can be evil!" - Jack Warden
"Girls can't do math." - Lawrence Summers
"Philip K Dick was right, we're all fucked." - Steve Jobs
"The lawless murder of Afrikaaner farmers, which has so alarmingly increased in the past five years, goes against everything I suffered and fought for as president of this Republic, as leader of the anti-apartheid movement, as a prisoner in jail for four decades, and, yes, even as a freedom fighter who used terrorist tactics to bring an end to inequality. But Eugène Terre'Blanche? You want me to feel sorry for him?" - Nelson Mandela
"Floods wash away villages in myanmar
on venice's grand canal in a kayak
31 places to go this summer: a list of great summer
vacations that don't require euros. cult of cluster
bombing a 24 karat olympic machine--
'I'm not the guy you kill, i'm the one you buy'"
- from Thomas Friedman's diary of daily poetry
"I'll never be a real man until I've read all of Chandler, Hammett, and Cain." - from the prison diaries of Roberto Bolaño
"I mean what would it come to? If a person has no love for himself, no respect for himself, no love of his friends, family, work, something... how can he ask for love in return? I mean, why should he ask for it?"
- from the diary of Milton Friedman
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