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Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out. ...
by Robert Hewison

Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.
- Robert Hewison

Individually, museums are fine institutions,
dedicated to the high values of preservation,
education and truth; collectively, their growth in
numbers points to the imaginative death of this country.
- Robert Hewison

If the only new thing we have to offer is an improved version of the past,
then today can only be inferior to yesterday.
Hypnotized by images of the past, we risk losing all
capacity for creative change.
- Robert Hewison

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

 

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics
is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
- Christopher Hampton

Don't do or say things you would not like to see on
the front page of The Washington Post.
- Donald Rumsfeld

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There is no post-9/11.
Everything from now until the end of time is post-9/11.
- Joe Bob Briggs

The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick
peek over a common lamp-post.
- Cyril Connolly

Who owns the NY Post? 20th Century Fox.
Talk about vertical integration.
- Joe Pantoliano

In the past 10 years, I've looked at life as this Pollock stuff.
And now I'm almost in the post Pollock phase.
- Ed Harris

The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a
combination of evil and incompetence...
sort of like the Post Office with tanks.
- Emo Philips

I think I ran so hard and so fast, in a lot of ways,
from my life and I kind of took a fall.
It was like - what do they call it? -
post-traumatic stress syndrome.
- Rose McGowan

When 5150 came out rock was king.
Post Nirvana and Pearl Jam 1996 is a different story.
- Gary Cherone

We were in Little Rock.
We were assessing a very important issue.
In the midst of our discussions, we were receiving
urgent inquiries from The Washington Post asking about interviews.
- Kenneth Starr

I don't film messages.
I let the post office take care of those.
- Bernardo Bertolucci

It was post war.
It was very gray, very dreary.
Everything was still rationed when I first saw the United States in 1951.
I went over to visit my sister who was a war bride.
- John Mahoney

Newspapers that are truly independent,
like The Washington Post, can still aggressively investigate
anyone or anything with no holds barred.
- Bob Woodward

Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like
saying Rasputin was just a country priest.
- Pat Buchanan

We should go forward in courts and Congress with investigations
into post-9/11 interrogations and the decisions leading to them.
- Christine Pelosi

Our investments in data, Internet and international
have been particularly timely and have positioned the
company to post industry-leading incremental revenue gains.
- Bernard Ebbers

I've got about 27 gigs right now.
I've got radio, I've got television,
I've got The Washington Post.
- Tony Kornheiser

Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures.
The daily media add to this by cutting off the past.
Which means that critical opinion is often orphaned in the present.
- John Berger

That odd idea that one person can go to a foreign part
and in this rather odd voice describe it to the folks
back home doesn't make much sense in the post-colonial world.
- Robyn Davidson

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose
them in time for Christmas.
- Johnny Carson

I know what I write about seems exotic to a lot of people,
but not for me.
I pulled up to an old trading post and saw a few elderly
Navajos sitting on a bench.
I felt right at home.
- Tony Hillerman

I don't think Post often came to Princeton during the '30s.
I can't remember ever seeing him in Princeton.
- Stephen Cole Kleene

One of the things the government can't do is run anything.
The only things our government runs are the post office and the railroads,
and both of them are bankrupt.
- Lee Iacocca

When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm,
I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter.
And that's when we did it.
I think we did it.
- Adolf Galland

I admit that Post-it note sheets that adhere to virtually
any surface are now my substitute of choice for retention.
- Candice Bergen

Deep Throat was a very unfortunate name given to the
source by the managing editor of The Washington Post.
- Bob Woodward

Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post,
you know he had some help.
- Alex Haley

The people like the American Legion Post that gave us a chance to play.
A place to play and a chance to play.
- Dave Winfield

In the post war period I began again to have my doubts about Russian policy.
- Klaus Fuchs

We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which
I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery.
I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
- Cleo Moore

Now I have to have the biggest P.O.
box in the entire post office to get all the manuscripts coming in.
- Susie Bright

One of the very basic ideas of Post-Modernism is rejection
of arbitrary power structures.
Different people are sensitive to different kinds of power structures.
- Larry Wall

The post of honour is a private station.
- Joseph Addison

In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting,
the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers
should be commended for serving the purpose that the
Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
- Hugo Black

Have you ever been to Glens Falls? The city limits
signs are on the same post.
- Bobby Heenan

And remember don't high post when you're far from home,
and high posting when you're all alone.
- Mos Def

I got as much information as I could,
so I wouldn't look stupid, but this is a post 9/11
world and there's only so much you can do with the
FBI in terms of research.
- Aaron Eckhart

You need fighters like me to battle,
because frankly The New York Times and the Washington
Post are not going to fight the fights that I do.
- Al Goldstein

I was very lucky, I was part of the post-war period
when everything had to be redone.
- Pierre Cardin

It took us 50 months in Germany, post World War II
to go from the end of the war to a national election.
- Frank Carlucci

The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable,
like the death of a sentry at his post.
- Leonid Andreyev

I see lots of cycles, for sure.
There's the whole post-Star Wars era,
but I don't think it's the whole story.
- Rob Morrow

Ever since I've become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People,
George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News,
and all of them could have been written by the same person.
- Julian Bond

I mean you might say he had a travelling post office,
but also Barney was very, very active.
He was a legal officer for the NAACP and they had a
lot of problems after Pease.
- Betty Hill

The blood and sweat shed by United States and United
Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind
the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period.
- Kim Y. Sam

As an avid photographer, I also took advantage of the
latest technology in photography -
digital photography -
to post photos on my website on a daily basis.
- Tipper Gore

The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing.
Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements -
liberty,
peace and prosperity - as a given.
- Jan Peter Balkenende

One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to
counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass
destruction is President Bush's Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).
- Frank Gaffney

In our post-9/11 world, our Nation's military deserves,
at least the same access to institutions of higher
education that any other major employer might enjoy.
- Mike Rogers

High and low culture come together in all Post Modern art,
and American poetry is not excluded from this.
- Diane Wakoski

We were perceived as a post-grunge band.
- Daniel Johns

If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war
American president would have been hanged.
- Noam Chomsky

To consult the statistician after an experiment is
finished is often merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination.
He can perhaps say what the experiment died of.
- Ronald Fisher

To call in the statistician after the experiment is
done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination:
he may be able to say what the experiment died of.
- Ronald Fisher

We are so Post-Modern that we don't realize how Post-Modern we are anymore.
- Larry Wall

The target audience goes back to conception.
That means pre-natal care, safe delivery,
post-natal screening, and the ordinary stuff you do in pediatrics.
- C. Everett Koop

The bicycle is a former child's toy that has now been
elevated to icon status because,
presumably, it can move the human form from pillar
to post without damage to the environment.
- Brock Yates

My book is traditional.
It runs counter to the post-modern spirit.
- David Guterson

Know the official post office abbreviations for all
50 states without having to consult a list.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I've been saying in the press that being a NY Post
investigator reporter is an oxymoron.
- Joe Pantoliano

The cholera had broken out at the post,
and five or six men were dying daily.
- Buffalo Bill

In a post-9/11 world, diversity has become even more important.
- Jane Harman

For God's sake build not your faith upon Tradition,
'tis as rotten as a rotten Post.
- Nicholas Culpeper

Post-modernism is dead because it didn't address human needs.
- David Guterson

This morning in the Washington Post there was a statistic
about how 85% of Americans are Christians.
- Sally Quinn

What is needed now is a transformation of the major
systems of production more profound than even the sweeping
post-World War II changes in production technology.
- Barry Commoner


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