With profound apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan, but mostly Gilbert.
"If you like to do the things you know that we shouldn't do / Baby, I'm perfect" ~ One Direction, "Perfect"
"War settles nothing." ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Cause I spy something wrong / You don't know how far you've gone / Or recognize who you've become" ~ Guster, "I Spy"
"Hey, how you feelin'? / Are you still the same, don't you realize the things we did / Were all for real, not a dream?" ~ ELO, "Telephone Line"
"You could say I'd lost my belief in our politicians / They all seemed like game show hosts to me" ~ Sting
"Blinded by passion, you foolishly let someone in / All the warnings went off in your head / Still you had to give in" ~ Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo
"There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables." ~ Goethe