Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
I’d like to sit down with Hillary Clinton onstage and ask her about Glass Steagall and all the big banks and her own campaign contributions.
Everybody loved me running for president in ’91 and ’92 because they never knew a presidential candidate before.
I wake up with a sense of wonder. I don’t dread the future. I like it.
With Instagram, you’re captioning a moment. Twitter is the caption without the image. Even if it’s there, the words come first.
America is just the country that how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.
The thing about not being historically a mainstream writer is that everyone feels like you’re theirs: you’re their friend.
A vote should be generative, not like business as usual, which is what voting feels like for most of us.
Having big audiences when you’re on a book tour is like Valhalla if you’re a person who used to sell Girl Scout cookies on the side. Because you want to give the reading that will sell the most books.
Have not prisons – which kill all will and force of character in man, which enclose within their walls more vices than are met with on any other spot of the globe – always been universities of crime?