Under present conditions, people are preoccupied with consumer goods not because they are brainwashed but because buying is the one pleasurable activity not only permitted but actively encouraged by our rulers. The pleasure of eating an ice cream cone may be minor compared to the pleasure of meaningful, autonomous work, but the former is easily available and the latter is not. A poor family would undoubtedly rather have a decent apartment than a new TV, but since they are unlikely to get the apartment, what is to be gained by not getting the TV?
Schumpter's daring and dashing entrepreneur is now a legendary figure from the distant past - if not from the mythology of capitalism - or is to be found only in the demimonde of business, founding new ice cream parlors or "deep freeze subscription clubs".paul a. baran
No one wants an abortion as she wants an ice cream cone or a Porsche. She wants an abortion as an animal, caught in a trap, wants to gnaw off its own leg.
An alternative device for the recovery of bacteria from large volumes of culture had become available by modification of a machine originally designed as a cream separator.
In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence; the cream rises until it sours.
Oh, you are a very poor soldiera chocolate cream soldier!George Bernard Shaw
Sex and hypocrisy. They go together like coffee and cream.paolo bacigalupi
There is no meaningful distinction between eating flesh and eating dairy or other animal products. Animals exploited in the dairy industry live longer than those used for meat, but they are treated worse during their lives, and they end up in the same slaughterhouse after which we consume their flesh anyway. There is probably more suffering in a glass of milk or an ice cream cone than there is in a steak.gary l. francione
I don't believe you're leaving 'cause me and Charles Manson like the same ice cream.charles manson
Every American may have equal access to ice cream, but there's no guarantee that the outcome of eating ice cream will be equal.dan savage
All hell has broken loose. I admit our Russian is limited, but we can say hello, come in, you are beautiful, oh no you don't. … So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda. Something has slipped badly.john steinbeck
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.robert frost
"Everyone is bisexual’: “I’ve always had as many powerful, creative ladies in my life as I have men, and you could probably describe some of those relationships as romantic. I think everyone’s bisexual to some degree or another; it’s just a question of whether or not you choose to recognise it and embrace it. Personally, I think choosing between men and women is like choosing between cake and ice cream. You’d be daft not to try both when there are so many different flavours.”björk guðmundsdóttir
I never saw a more beautiful woman, enormous eyes, skin the color of Devonshire cream.tennessee williams
New clothes are a great way to deal after a breakup. A good mix CD also helps you get through it and, you know, 72 hours of ice cream.Jennifer Love Hewitt
The friendly cow all red and white, I love with all my heart: She gives me cream with all her might To eat with apple-tart.Robert Louis Stevenson
Sex and hypocrisy. They go together like coffee and cream.
Is this Nation stating it cannot afford to spend an additional $600 million to help the developing nations of the world become strong and free and independent an amount less than this country's annual outlay for lipstick, face cream, and chewing gum?
[Abortion is] the dirty work of our field. The sad truth is that the people who moonlight at the clinics are grade-B doctors. They're not the cream of the crop.
The cream of the underground will be there. Everybody's coming from all over the country. There'll be drugs and psychedelics and music and riots.
I'm almost finished Calamity, sweetheart! We'll be back on the road in no time! Then we'll cream that Nazi's ass for us!
Come on, kiddies, have some ice cream. I'll let you pet Mr. Whiskers!
You...scream...I...scream...We all...scream for...ice cream...
I can't think. I don't know, I-I-I-Ice cream.