NOW THAT DR. JOHNSON IS OUT OF THE WAY, WE CAN GET DOWN TO BUSINESS.
Words: Yapping dogs.
Other-people’s-words: Running the dogs.
Ideological disputes: The collective mind cracking its knuckles.
History: Rewinding a tube of toothpaste.
The past: A speck of spinach caught in false teeth.|
The future: Wondering what happened to your teeth.
The present: The WHAT?!?
Wealth: Better burial clothes for the self-conscious corpse.
Reputation: Bulletproof glass over a forged painting.
Mind: A closet that doesn’t exist until something is hung in it.
A self-made intellectual: A plastic surgeon who hung himself.