Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness.
May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best – out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters.
There’s no difference between one’s killing and making decisions that will send others to kill. It’s exactly the same thing, or even worse.
It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don’t want victories anymore.
Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here.
As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing.
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be.
Women’s liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It’s men who are discriminated against. They can’t bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that.
There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world – no ideals.