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TV ushered in the age of postliteracy. And we have gone so far beyond that. I mean, what with the Internet and Google and Wikipedia. We have entered the age of post-intelligence.
P. J. O'Rourke
I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?
I mean, Hawaii is beautiful, but the world is full of beautiful places.
We need to respect the fact that cows are herbivores, and that does not mean feeding them corn and chicken manure.
Jobs mean freedom for workers to support their families.
After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means.
The word user is the word used by the computer professional when they mean idiot.
I was in Pakistan in Islamabad when Bhutto was assassinated, and the next day, you know, there's just plumes of smoke everywhere. I mean, Islamabad is on fire.
I don't think the government is out to get me or help someone else get me but it wouldn't surprise me if they were out to sell me something or help someone else sell me something. I mean, why else would the Census Bureau want to know my telephone number?
You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart.
J. D. Salinger
I mean I think that when you've got a big brain, when you find yourself planted in a world with a brain big enough to understand quite a lot of what you see around you, but not everything, you naturally fall to thinking about the deep mysteries. Where do we come from? Where does the world come from? Where does the universe come from?
I don't think life is about a pace, living slow or fast. I think you just live, y'know what I mean?
You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them.
Orison Swett Marden
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
I mean, I wouldn't pay more than a couple of quid to see me, and I'm me.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist.
Do we mean love, when we say love?
There's a lot to be said for being nouveau riche, and the Reagans mean to say it all.
Just because you make a good plan, doesn't mean that's what's gonna happen.
I was very, very religious. And of course I wrote about it in 'Night.' I questioned God's silence. So I questioned. I don't have an answer for that. Does it mean that I stopped having faith? No. I have faith, but I question it.
When I am talking to people who I feel don't like me or are mean, I get really shy, and I kind of curl up personality wise.
I think every entertainer's had nights when things go wrong. I mean you can't remember everything all the time, and especially if you're having hard times personally, things going on that you - you know, and then people make it worse. And that makes you feel worse.
I think it's important to understand that in the big historical context of things, there has been land degradation from civilisation since the beginning of history. I mean, the Rajputana desert in India is a manmade desert caused by overgrazing.
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be 'consistent'.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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