Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
—Eric Arthur Blair, a.k.a., George Orwell (1903 – 1950) via Nineteen Eighty-Four
Saying that cultural objects have value is like saying that telephones have conversations.
—Brian Eno (b. 1948) via A Year with Swollen Appendices
There are 3 rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
—W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1965) via QI
ColophonTerms of usPrivacy
”Give me my longsword, ho!—William Shakespeare
Copyright MMXX, MrBM