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It's time for the human race to enter the solar system.
The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
History is a vast early warning system.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
There is no way for the American economic system to function without advertising. There is no other way to communicate enough information about enough products to enough people with enough speed.
Is advertising moral? It is part and parcel of the American free enterprise system... I challenge anybody to show any economic system that has done as much for so many in so short a time.
When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.
A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
Sydney J. Harris
The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose.
William E. Simon
The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.
E. F. Schumacher
Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.
Terrorism has become the systematic weapon of a war that knows no borders or seldom has a face.
The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.
Tom C. Clark
The United States brags about its political system, but the President says one thing during the election, something else when he takes office, something else at midterm and something else when he leaves.
Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected.
Those who invest in South Africa should not think they are doing us a favor; they are here for what they get out of our cheap and abundant labor, and they should know that they are buttressing one of the most vicious systems.
Being a press secretary is like learning to type: You're hunting and pecking for a while and then you find yourself doing the touch system and don't realize it. You're speaking for the president without ever having to go to him.
Discount air fares, a car in every parking space and the interstate highway system have made every place accessible - and every place alike.
I am sure that the party system is right and necessary. There must be some scum.
A. P. Herbert
The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.
Irving R. Kaufman
We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy
He was one of those inexplicable gifts of nature, an artist who leaps over boundaries, changes our nervous systems, creates a new language, transmits new kinds of joy to our startled senses and spirits.
I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.
In our system, at about 11:30 on election night, they just push you off the edge of the cliff-and that's it. You might scream on the way down, but you're going to hit the bottom, and you're not going to be in elective office.
Walter F. Mondale
Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it's expensive to boot.
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