OF THOSE THINGS BETTER UNDERSTOOD by one sex than the other: Women, the dynamics of community; men, the dynamics of solitude.
“DESPERATE TIMES CALL FOR DESPERATE belief systems.” — The wife, about an hour ago
A FUNERAL IS A GROUP of people standing around talking about someone they’d rather be talking to.
NEVER YODEL NEXT TO A sleeping cat.
THE REASON WE NEED each other is that life rarely contains enough different viewpoints to even begin understanding Life.
SCRATCH A MYSTIC, FIND A solipsist.
CIVILIZATION IS NOT BASED ON agriculture, technology or finance — but solely on its members’ unspoken agreement to behave sensibly. Take that away …
“LAUGH. SEE?” — The Book of the SubGenius
DON’T ABUSE THE HELP. AFTER all, you’re someone else’s. (A corollary to the police reporter’s “Don’t mock the damned — you may one day be one of them.”)
The future is an open hand; the past is a closed hand. What’s in between?