Lewis H. Lapham Quotes

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Lewis H. Lapham quotes: Wars might come and go, but the seven o'clock news lives forever. Wars might come and go, but the seven o'clock news lives forever.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: In the garden of tabloid delight, there is always a clean towel and another song. In the garden of tabloid delight, there is always a clean towel and another song.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence. Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: Seeking the invisible through the imagery of the visible, the Americans never can get quite all the way to the end of the American dream. Seeking the invisible through the imagery of the visible, the Americans never can get quite all the way to the end of the American dream.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: The rich, like well brought up children, are meant to be seen, not heard. The rich, like well brought up children, are meant to be seen, not heard.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: When we talk about the foreign, the question becomes one of us versus them. But in the end, is one just the opposite side of the other? When we talk about the foreign, the question becomes one of us versus them. But in the end, is one just the opposite side of the other?
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: It isn't money itself that causes the trouble, but the use of money as votive offering and pagan ornament. It isn't money itself that causes the trouble, but the use of money as votive offering and pagan ornament.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: Of what does politics consist except the making of imperfect decisions, many of them unjust and quite a few of them deadly? Of what does politics consist except the making of imperfect decisions, many of them unjust and quite a few of them deadly?
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: I know no other way out of what is both the maze of the eternal present and the prison of the self except with a string of words. I know no other way out of what is both the maze of the eternal present and the prison of the self except with a string of words.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: The leading cause of death is birth. The leading cause of death is birth.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: History is not what happened 200 or 2,000 years ago; it's a story about what happened 200 or 2,000 years ago. History is not what happened 200 or 2,000 years ago; it's a story about what happened 200 or 2,000 years ago.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: The supply of government exceeds demand. The supply of government exceeds demand.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: If you wear a suit, you can talk to anybody. If you wear a suit, you can talk to anybody.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: Unlike every other nation in the world, the United States defines itself as a hypothesis and constitutes itself as an argument. Unlike every other nation in the world, the United States defines itself as a hypothesis and constitutes itself as an argument.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: Dissent is what rescues democracy from a quiet death behind closed doors. Dissent is what rescues democracy from a quiet death behind closed doors.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: The world goes on as before, and it turns out that nobody else seems to to notice the unbearable lightness of being. The world goes on as before, and it turns out that nobody else seems to to notice the unbearable lightness of being.
Lewis H. Lapham quotes: We are a people captivated by the power and romance of metaphor, forever seeking the invisible through the image of the visible. We are a people captivated by the power and romance of metaphor, forever seeking the invisible through the image of the visible.