"A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."George Will on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."George Will on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."George Will on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."George Will on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."George Will on Benjamin Franklin
"Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions."
"Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience."
"I suppose there's a melancholy tone at the back of the American mind, a sense of something lost. And it's the lost world of Thomas Jefferson. It is the lost sense of innocence that we could live with a very minimal state, with a vast sense of space in which to work out freedom."
"Freedom means the freedom to behave coarsely, basely, foolishly."
"Government has the role of suiting people for freedom. People aren't made for freedom spontaneously. There's sort of a 19-year race between when people are born and when they become adults. And government has a role in making them, at the end of 19 years, suited to be upright, trustworthy repositories of popular sovereignty."