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I think I would have done very well as a writer in the Forties. I think the last time America was a great country was then or not long after. It was before Vietnam, before Watergate.
After
America
Before
Country
Done
Forties
Great
Great Country
I Think
Last
Last Time
Long
Then
Think
When you make the finding yourself - even if you're the last person on Earth to see the light - you'll never forget it.
Earth
Even
Finding
Finding Yourself
Forget
Last
Light
Make
Never
Never Forget
Person
See
You
Yourself
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
Answer
Baby
Born
Complete
Contend
Every
Finer
Gradual
Human
Human Species
Last
Pleasant
Pleasant Thing
Reflect
Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.
Any
Cannot
Disgust
First
Hand
Horrors
How
Innocent
Last
Line
Newspaper
Nothing
Touch
Understand
Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word 'census,' and people fall asleep.
About
Asleep
Census
Certainly
Did
Direct
Episode
Fall
Just
Last
Last Year
People
Said
Sampling
Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.
Day
Every
Every Day
Judgment
Last
Place
Takes
Wait
'Tis said that wrath is the last thing in a man to grow old.
Grow
Last
Man
Old
Said
Thing
Tis
Wrath
I'm a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.
Against
Hope
Hopes
Last
Person
Romantic
Sentimental
Things
Thinks
Will
The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.
American
Been
Before
Believe
Best
Chilly
Consent
Few
Follow
Forward
Has-Been
He
Last
Lonely
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
Beginning
Create
Creation
Desire
Imagination
Imagine
Last
Will
You
Socialism never arises in the earlier phases of capitalism, as, for instance, among the pioneers of civilisation in a country where there is plenty of land available for private appropriation by the last comer.
Among
Appropriation
Arises
Available
Capitalism
Civilisation
Country
Earlier
Instance
Land
Last
Never
Phases
Pioneers
It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by this name. It is, in fact, a kind of martial law.
Call
Conception
Fact
In Fact
Judgement
Kind
Last
Law
Makes
Martial
Name
Only
Our
Time
I have a strong feeling that I shall be glad when I am dead and done for - scrapped at last to make room for somebody better, cleverer, more perfect than myself.
Am
Better
Dead
Done
Feeling
Glad
I Am
Last
Make
More
Myself
Perfect
Room
Shall
Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
America
Because
Christopher
Columbus
Discover
Everyone
He
Honored
Knows
Last
Posterity
Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.
Always
Because
Best
Doing
Last
Last Time
May
Older
Older Women
Think
Time
Women
Women Are
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Incompetent
Last
Refuge
Violence
Women have always been courageous... They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.
Always
Been
Century
Children
Courageous
Fearless
Fight
Last
Last Century
Protecting
Rights
Women
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
Always
First
First Love
Last
Like
Love
Man
Men
Romance
Want
Woman
Women
What position didn't I play last season?
Last
Last season
Play
Position
Season
Nothing is to come, and nothing past: But an eternal now, does always last.
Always
Come
Does
Eternal
Last
Nothing
Now
Past
After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.
After
Came
Crowd
Effects
Few
First
Gaze
Got
Humblest
Immediately
Inn
Landing
Last
Me
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Chance
Changed
Changing
Continue
Happy
Last
Love
Nor
Person
Persons
Same
Those
To love
Year
Whoever degrades another degrades me, And whatever is done or said returns at last to me.
Another
Done
Last
Me
Returns
Said
Whatever
Whoever
When I turned 59, I looked at that as the first day of my 60th year, so I've been 60 for the last 365 days, in my opinion. So I've been thinking all this year, I'm 60 - this is the time when I need to get some stuff done.
Been
Day
Days
Done
First
Get
In my opinion
Last
Looked
Need
Opinion
Some
Stuff
Thinking
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Aside
First
Last
Lay
New
Nor
Old
Tried
Whom
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alike
Aside
Fantastic
Fashions
First
Hold
Last
Lay
New
Nor
Old
Rule
Same
Too
The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper whether little or great, it belongs to Literature.
Belongs
Down
Gets
Great
Itself
Last
Literature
Little
Mind
Over
Paper
Put
Rightly
Thing
A snappy label and a manifesto would have been two of the very last things on my own career want list. That label enabled mainstream science fiction to safely assimilate our dissident influence, such as it was. Cyberpunk could then be embraced and given prizes and patted on the head, and genre science fiction could continue unchanged.
Assimilate
Been
Career
Continue
Could
Embraced
Fiction
Genre
Given
Head
Influence
Label
Last
List
Gadgets are usually the last thing I think about, and if there's something new, I'll get to the store for the final shipment of the first generation when it's on sale. So I have last year's stuff.
About
Final
First
First generation
Gadgets
Generation
Get
I think
Last
New
Sale
Something
Something new
Store
It's always true, and in all the arts. When one guy's terrific, there will be a lot of other terrific guys around. And this last decade, the '90s, has been a period of very low talent.
Always
Around
Arts
Been
Decade
Guy
Guys
Has-been
Last
Last decade
Lot
Low
Other
Period
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit of - the last he does not concern himself about.
About
Admit
Concern
Does
First
He
Himself
Inferiors
Knows
Last
Man
Neither
Proud
Proud man
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on; and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die; that is to say, civilization will die.
Art
Arts
Civilization
Competition
Degradation
Die
Doomed
Ever
Exchange
Go
Goes
Last
Life
Life goes on
It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last.
Because
Experience
Important
Last
Make
Me
Often
Took
Understand
Words
Years
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
Begins
Doubt
Frontiers
Last
Only
Possible
Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.
Avoid
Cliches
Last
Least
Like
Plague
The regard one shows economy, is like that we show an old aunt who is to leave us something at last.
Aunt
Economy
Last
Leave
Like
Old
Regard
Show
Shows
Something
Us
Who
The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.
Battle
Civilization
Entirely
Last
Our
Ourselves
Rights
Struggle
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
Crocodile
Eat
Feeds
Him
Hoping
Last
Who
Will
My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
Breakfast
Disagreeable
Had
I tried
Last
Stop
Three
Times
Together
Tried
Two
Wife
Years
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
Day
Days
Everyone
His
Last
Longer
Others
Some
Than
My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker.
Getting
Instance
Last
Last night
Luck
Mugged
Night
Quaker
Worse
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
Another
Average
Average man
Does
Forever
Know
Last
Life
Man
Wants
Which
Will
The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone.
Kings
Last
People
Resort
Stone
Pretty much every weekend, my wife and I have the shall-we-live-in-the-country conversation. I suppose it's something to do with getting older and feeling I want to shed some of the things I've been doing for the last 20 years and go back to my roots.
Back
Been
Conversation
Doing
Every
Feeling
Getting
Getting older
Go
Last
Much
Older
Pretty
Roots
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
Book
God
Job
Last
Last night
Night
Out
Read
Think
Well
Well, a few years ago I think I could have given you a more enthusiastic answer about that but in the last few years, for the first time in my life, I really haven't listened to much music. I used to work with music on and now I don't.
About
Answer
Could
Enthusiastic
Few
First
First time
Given
I think
Last
Last few years
Life
Listened
More
So far we have not convinced the Chinese authorities. My own brother was refused a visa on what was probably my last chance of seeing him when he was going around the world on a tour. Scott Nearing was similarly refused.
Around
Authorities
Brother
Chance
Chinese
Convinced
Far
Going
He
Him
Last
My own
Own
Refused
The victim mentality may be the last uncomplicated thing about life in America.
About
America
Last
Life
May
Mentality
Thing
Victim
The problem... is emblematic of what hasn't changed during the equal opportunity revolution of the last 20 years. Doors opened; opportunities evolved. Law, institutions, corporations moved forward. But many minds did not.
Changed
Corporations
Did
Doors
Equal
Equal opportunity
Evolved
Forward
Institutions
Last
Law
Many
Minds
Moved
I started to learn Greek when I was in high school, the last year of high school, by accident, because my teacher knew Greek and she offered to teach me on the lunch hour, so we did it in an informal way, and then I did it at university, and that was the main thing of my life.
Accident
Because
Did
Greek
High
High school
Hour
Informal
Knew
Last
Last year
Learn
Life
Lunch