"I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics. When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period it didn't exactly win us any friends."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Fred Frith on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Fred Frith on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Fred Frith on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Fred Frith on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Fred Frith on Joseph Stalin
"It's like learning a language you can't speak a language fluently until you find out who you are in that language, and that has as much to do with your body as it does with vocabulary and grammar."