Monotonous talk of the end of American hegemony, the universal cliché of the period, is mostly a way of avoiding mounting a serious opposition to it.
from Bill Clinton speech-
People are more impressed by the power of our example rather than the example of our power...
Life is shit, thought Pelletier in astonishment, all of it.
My guest Newt Gingrich shut down the government during the Clinton administration. I'll ask him when it's gonna start working again.
...what happened in New York and Washington is the same thing that England and America did to Berlin every day for three years during World War II -- and Germany did the same thing to England.
There, pride, avarice, and envy are the tongues men know and heed, a Babel of depsair
A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Iii Stones Fought
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.
Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink."
"Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it."
Exchange between Lady Astor and Winston Churchill—
drunk alcohol Wife
Fang: 'Man, You weigh a freaking ton! What have you been eating, rocks?'
Max: 'Why, is your head missing some?
maximum-ride rock ride