When the going gets weird the weird turn pro.
The trouble with Nixon is that he’s a serious politics junkie. He’s totally hooked and like any other junkie he’s a bummer to have around especially as President.
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs for no good reason.
The person who doesn’t scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs.
Politics is the art of controlling your environment.
Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century only George McGovern truly understood what a monument America could be to the human race.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
It was the Law of the Sea they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that we all enter the food chain and not always right at the top.
In a closed society where everybody’s guilty the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves the only final sin is stupidity.
For every moment of triumph for every instance of beauty many souls must be trampled.