Here’s what I don’t think works: An economic system that was founded in the 16th century and another that was founded in the 19th century. I’m tired of this discussion of capitalism and socialism; we live in the 21st century; we need an economic system that has democracy as its underpinnings and an ethical code.
Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The secret of a person’s nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it.
Yeah, I think of what I do as a work of journalism. It’s more like the op-ed page, though. These are my opinions. My point of view. The opinions are mine and I let you make up your own mind.
I take much of the attacks and the criticism toward me as being very class-based, but as Americans we don’t like to acknowledge that reality.
There’s a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled.
I tell everybody on the first day of making a movie that if anyone’s here to further their career, they should leave. I’m gonna make the movie in such a way that we won’t have a career when this movie comes out. Because the people who hold the moneybags are not going to want to share any of that money with us to make the next movie!
The crest and crowning of all good, Life’s final star, is brotherhood.
Four hundred obscenely wealthy individuals, 400 little Mubaraks – most of whom benefited in some way from the multi-trillion-dollar taxpayer bailout of 2008 – now have more cash, stock and property than the assets of 155 million Americans combined.