"The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Christopher Lasch on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Christopher Lasch on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Christopher Lasch on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Christopher Lasch on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Christopher Lasch on Dalai Lama
"Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure."
"Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business."
"We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change."
"In our society, daily experience teaches the individual to want and need a never-ending supply of new toys and drugs."
"The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time."