November 15, 2011

quotes out of context

The document portrays the “gentle Shakespeare” that we met in high school English class as a dangerous thug; indeed, it has been plausibly suggested that it proves he was heavily involved in organized crime.

After all, if you feel threatened with good reason, almost by definition, this isn’t a mental illness.

“Then you signed your name in somebody else’s handwriting again.”

In the future, the news will look more and more like movies.

“It’s like someone gave me a magic pill,” he said. “I felt better all over suddenly. It’s science fiction basically to me. That’s what it feels like.”