The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something.
Racial segregation in the South not only separated the races, but it separated the South from the rest of the country.
Edward Snowden may not be a Chinese mole, but he might as well be. He’s just handed Beijing a major score, while the NSA struggles to pick up the pieces – and the rest of us pay the price in terms of future national security.
What is without periods of rest will not endure.
I’m on this road for the rest of my life.
You know, in life there are only three or four fundamental decisions to make. The rest is just luck.
The first line is the DNA of the poem; the rest of the poem is constructed out of that first line. A lot of it has to do with tone because tone is the key signature for the poem. The basis of trust for a reader used to be meter and end-rhyme.
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.
The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever.
A cherub’s face, a reptile all the rest.