Total freedom of expression does not compensate for lack of talent.
Nicolás Gómez Dávila
Modern man does not love, but seeks refuge in love; does not hope, but seeks refuge in hope; does not believe but seeks refuge in dogma.
Violence is not necessary to destroy a civilization. Each civilization dies from indifference to the unique values which created it.
In an age in which the media broadcast countless pieces of foolishness, the educated man is defined not by what he knows, but by what he doesn't know.
The Church used to absolve sinners; today it has the gall to absolve sins.
When I listen to these women, it makes what I thought were my hard knocks now feel like little nudges.
(November 13, 1955 - )
We could get an airline that could apply to all those routes out of Australia ... but we can't do it with our current cost structure and that's obvious, because we've pulled out of these routes over a period of seven or eight years.
Coffee and love are best when they are hot