Sunny Days in Heaven
Spiritual/Political/Philosophical Blog on the Nature of Truth and Falsehood and Heaven

Friday, July 09, 2004  

Today's Quotes:

I've gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her.

New York City detective

On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.

George Orwell
(1903 - 1950)

I meet these folks all the time or on the radio or TV. People who anounce that they don't want to be prudes, live and let live, how does what the other guy do affect me?, I can't be bothered, if that's what people want to do, how ya gonna stop 'em? Don't ya just hate busybodies; c'mon people, cut each other some slack; why can't we all just fet along?

People go through their lives with the notion that the goring of other people's oxes is of no importance, but become outraged when their's is, and no one else cares.

One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.

Kurt Vonnegut (1922 - ),
"Cold Turkey", In These Times, May 10, 2004

Yeah, Kurt, that Nick Berg clip was a blast. Even better with popcorn.

Kurt proves that's there no fool like an old fool.

posted by Mark Butterworth | 7:36 AM |