"Suddenly she realized that what she was regretting was not the lost past but the lost future, not what had not been but what would never be." — F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Are we witnessing an anti-democratic spiral? I think so. Some people have said my book is alarmist, and my response is always, ‘it’s supposed to be.’ We ought to be alarmed by what’s happening." — Madeleine Albright
"How should we like it were stars to burn
With a passion for us we could not return?
If equal affection cannot be,
Let the more loving one be me.”
"The first thing you have to learn is the art of observation." — Bertolt Brecht