Random Edible Hump-Day Quotes

10.19.2005
Ore : 9:09 AM

"Nevertheless, it does appear inescapably evident that Judith Miller lost sight of where her true loyalties lay, or lie. Her first committment, the first committment of any star reporter, is to the integrity and reputation of her own phony-baloney career. And here Miller failed...

"...And for that dereliction of duty, if justice is to be done, she must be booted through the uprights and never allowed to show her bangs and saucy at W. 43rd Street again."
~ James Wolcott on turning aspens

"When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens."
~ Desmond Tutu

"Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee, is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns."
~ Charlotte Brontë, from her second-edition preface to Jane Eyre

"There's a widespread notion that children are open, that the truth about their inner selves just seeps out of them. That's all wrong. No one is more covert than a child, and no one has a greater need to be that way. It's a response to a world that's always using a can opener to open them up to see what's inside, wondering whether it ought to be replaced with a more useful sort of preserves."
~ Peter Høeg's Smilla Qaavigaaq Jaspersen

"Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers."
~ Cesar Chavez

"Time makes more converts than reason."
~ Thomas Paine
Okay, I've procrastinated enough. Well-intentioned-yet-not-quite-up-to-code carpentry, here I come!!!

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Comments for Random Edible Hump-Day Quotes
i saw desmond tutu speak once
he's cool

I heart James Wolcott. Can't wait to see his take on the DeLay arrest . . .

I haven't ever met a South African who wasn't racist.

edible....hump....mmmmmm


I heart James Wolcott too. He is one of the best writers online today, I think.

God darnit Mr. Lamarr, you use your tongue prettier than a twenty dollar whore.

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