Archives - November 2000
November 1, 2000
"Nobody becomes Tom Wolfe overnight, not even Tom Wolfe."
November 2, 2000
"We have the power to bore people long after we are dead."
November 3, 2000
"All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with someone else."
November 4, 2000
"The advantage of poetry over life is that poetry, if it is sharp enough, may last."
November 5, 2000
"All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them."
November 6, 2000
"Humor is a rubber sword
it allows you to make a point without drawing blood."
November 7, 2000
"Women are young at politics, but they are old at suffering; soon they will learn that through politics they can prevent some kinds of suffering."
November 8, 2000
The factory of the future will have a man and a dog. The man will feed the dog and the dog will make sure the man does not touch anything.
November 9, 2000
Literature is the orchestration of platitudes
November 10, 2000
If you lose, don't lose the lesson.
November 11, 2000
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
November 12, 2000
The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.
November 13, 2000
What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.
November 14, 2000
Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
November 15, 2000
Bigamy is one wife too many. Monogamy is pretty much the same thing.
November 16, 2000
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
November 17, 2000
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
November 18, 2000
There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way.
November 19, 2000
When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping.
November 20, 2000
Life can only be understood backwards but must me lived forwards.
November 21, 2000
Power consists to a large extent in deciding what stories will be told.
November 22, 2000
The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it.
November 23, 2000
The wild turkey is to the Thanksgiving offering what the tiger is to the tabby: a creature that knows better than to trust a human.
November 24, 2000
Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
November 25, 2000
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
November 26, 2000
I am not yet religious: I am only disillusioned with the irreligious.
November 27, 2000
The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief.
November 28, 2000
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April 15.
November 29, 2000
If you promise not to believe everything your child says happens at this school, I’ll promise not to believe everything he says happens at home.
November 30, 2000
Everything human is pathetic.