This is the crux of the problem: because the Republicans and the right wing have been successful in almost eliminating unions, everyone else has suffered as a result.
Feminists don’t honor successful women. You never hear them talking about Margaret Thatcher. Take Condoleezza Rice. She’s a remarkable, successful woman. You don’t hear the feminists talk about her or Carly Fiorina or Jeanne Kirkpatrick.
The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major.
For about twenty years, if I managed to write ten or twelve poems in a year; I considered that a pretty successful year, but I wrote ‘The Beforelife’ within a year.
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.
In my opinion, fun is what makes advertising successful.
A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister’s wife.
Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling?
The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.
Over time, the welfare state has become dysfunctional in a surprising way. But in a way it became a victim of its own success: It became so successful at prolonging life, that it becomes financially unsustainable, unless you make major changes to things like retirement ages.