You have had presidential candidates over the last 30 years who would have had a very hard time getting nominated under the old system. One example is John Kennedy.
I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.
Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
There are so many unpleasant things in the world already that there is no use in imagining any more.
Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
The battle of Varus is an enigma, not in a military but in a political point of view – not in its course, but in its consequences.
The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
The history of Rome presents various men of greater genius than Scipio Aemilianus, but none equalling him in moral purity, in the utter absence of political selfishness, in generous love of his country, and none, perhaps, to whom destiny has assigned a more tragic part.
The ’60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap, sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.
Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.