“Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.” —
“We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.” —
George Orwell, “Nineteen Eighty-Four” (60-year anniversary this week)
“Let’s drink to California, way out by the sea, Where a woman’s ass, and a whiskey glass, Made a horse’s ass of me” —Anon.