From literature to ecology, from the escape velocity of galaxies to the greenhouse effect, from garbage disposal methods to traffic jams, everything is discussed in our world. But the democratic system, as if it were a given fact, untouchable by nature until the end of time, we don't discuss that.
Unable to create a meaningful life for itself, the personality takes its own revenge: from the lower depths comes a regressive form of spontaneity: raw animality forms a counterpoise to the meaningless stimuli and the vicarious life to which the ordinary man is conditioned. Getting spiritual nourishment from this chaos of events, sensations, and devious interpretations is the equivalent of trying to pick through a Garbage pile for food.Lewis Mumford
Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global Garbage cans.jacques-yves cousteau
We get richer and richer in filthier and filthier communities until we reach a final stage of affluent miserya crocus on a Garbage heap.
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the Garbage man or the president of the university.Albert Einstein
At the least, even if (my farewell post) is perceived as self-indulgent Garbage, it will fit right in with the rest of the Net.gene spafford
A guy walks up to me and asks 'What's Punk?'. So I kick over a Garbage can and say 'That's punk!'. So he kicks over the Garbage can and says 'That's Punk?', and I say 'No that's trendy!'billie joe armstrong
It's terrible, everyone is using it, and they don't realize how bad it is. And the Linux people will just stick with it and add to it rather than stepping back and saying, 'This is Garbage and we should fix it.theo de raadt
I object to being called a chess genius because I consider myself to be an all around genius who just happens to play chess, which is rather different. A piece of Garbage like Kasparov might be called a chess genius, but he's like an idiot savant. Outside of chess he knows nothing.bobby fischer
In Norway, we have a community of people who prefer to use a version of Norwegian that looks very much like lutefisk: Dug up remains from the Garbage heap of history and dressed up to look like a tradition.erik naggum
It is no more rational to have lawyers in positions of power than it would be to have Garbage collectors in positions of power. And in human terms Garbage collectors would be preferable.pierre stephen robert payne
Source Reduction is to Garbage what preventive medicine is to health.
Why should I go when it's going so good? … I lived through the Garbage. I might as well dine on the caviar.beverly sills
Sunnybrook Farm is now a parking lot; the petticoats are in the Garbage can, where they belong in the modern world; and I detest censorship.shirley temple
[Boulding once said, in response to a forecast that someday every American would be earning $100,000 per year] So what? Someone will still have to take out the Garbage.kenneth boulding
The next time you feel like complaining, remember that your Garbage disposal probably eats better than 30 percent of the people in the world.robert orben
You're welcome to take a bath. You look like the second week of the Garbage strike.neil simon
I attempt to describe Mr. Swinburne; and lo! the Bacchanal screams, the sterile Dolores sweats, serpents dance, men and women wrench, wriggle and foam in an endless alliteration of heated and meaningless words, the veriest Garbage of Baudelaire flowered over with the epithets of the Della Cruscans.algernon charles swinburne
Well, hey, let's just make everything into a closure, and then we'll have our general Garbage collector, installed by 'use less memory'.larry wall
Metaphorically, the body becomes a machine to be driven or a Garbage dump to be avoided. At the same time, the magnificent Mother in whose womb we live is mindlessly poisoned and raped. Surely, our insane denial has to be perceived and acted upon.Marion Woodman
What's Garbage today is gold years later... the trick is to catalog it, retrieve it, and connect the dots.Heidi Beirich