“Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it.”
My wife was commenting about the neighbors on either side of us. In both cases, neighbors are always traveling and never home. Also means we pretty much have the street to ourselves.
Wife (with mischievous smile): “You know, we have the BEST neighbors!”
Me: “Huh. Or maybe, they have the WORST.”
“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”