"The American Dream, coupled with government subsidies of utilities and cheap consumer goods courtesy of slave labour somewhere else, has kept the poor huddled masses from rising up."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Elizabeth Wurtzel on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Thomas Paine
"Age is a terrible avenger. The lessons of life give you so much to work with, but by the time you've got all this great wisdom, you don't get to be young anymore."
"I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it."
"It was just very interesting to me that certain types of women inspire people's imagination, and all of them were very difficult women."
"My imagination, my ability to understand the way love and people grow over time, how passion can surprise and renew, utterly failed me."
"Sometimes I wish that there were a way to let people know that just because I live in a world without rules, and in a life that is lawless, doesn't mean that it doesn't hurt so bad the morning after."