“To cheat your way into a job bigger than your mind can handle is to become a fear-corroded ape on borrowed motions and borrowed time." ~ Ayn Rand
"Half a truth is often a great lie." ~ Benjamin Franklin
"Reality denied comes back to haunt." ~ Philip K. Dick
Remember what happened after Roger Mudd asked Ted Kennedy why he wanted to be President? Apparently -- Trump doesn't.
"Well, time slips away and leaves you with nothing, mister, but / Boring stories of / Glory days..." ~ Bruce Springsteen
"You said you loved me, or were you just being kind? / Or am I losing my mind?" ~ Stephen Sondheim, "Losing My Mind"
“What greater torment than to see that light, and then to see it eternally withdrawn?” ~ Iris Murdoch, "The Green Knight"
"Swallow it down (what a jagged little pill) / It feels so good (swimming in your stomach) / Wait until the dust settles" ~ Alanis Morissette, "You Learn"
"Insufficient facts always invite danger." ~ Mr. Spock
"Distractions, like butterflies are buzzing 'round my head." ~ Paul McCartney