“I am a drinker with a writing problem.” – Brendan Behan
Finally, an explanation of my condition.
“In our age this is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues.” – George Orwell
How timely is this in 2012? Who would have thought we would all be discussing the evils or virtures of contraceptives in a political context?
“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” – Haruki Murakami
I never seem to be reading what everyone else is reading even though I look around at Good Reads.
“No one has it who isn’t capable of genuinely liking others, at least at the actual moment of meeting and speaking. Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but is isn’t fake.” – P. D. James
I envy those who always remember to be charming.
“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” – Mark Twain
I probably read too much of everything.
“Women may be the one group who grow more radical with age.” – Gloria Steinem
Age may be the true liberator for women.
“Patriarchy, routinely blamed for everything, produced the birth control pill, which did more to free contemporary women than feminism itself.” – Camille Paglia
I had to throw this one in as it is typical vintage Paglia.
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7 thoughts on “A mere bagatelle just for fun…”
These are great! I LOL’d at many and found wisdom and truth in others. Thank you for sharing.
Thank you! I am glad you got my point. Sometimes I have these silly attacks.
These are wonderful. So are your comments about them. I enjoyed your comments more than the originals. Nothing silly here!
Thank you! I had planned something different but my cat muses had other suggestions.
Lots of favorite quotations here. A fun read.
I agree with all the above comments! The post also gave me a little more insight about you!
Thank you for stopping by, Bill!