It was a miracle; it was all a miracle: and one ought to have known, from the sufferings of saints, that miracles are horror.
You can't change a regime on the basis of compassion. There's got to be something harder.
in writing, sex doesn't matter; it's the writing that matters.
Written words still have the amazing power to bring out the best and worst of human nature
The primacy of the word, basis of the human psyche, that has in our age been used for mind-bending persuasion and brain-washing pulp, disgraced by Gobbles and debased by advertising copy, remains a force for freedom that flies out between all bars.