"The subject of criminal rehabilitation was debated recently in City Hall. It's an appropriate place for this kind of discussion because the city has always employed so many ex-cons and future cons."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Mike Royko on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Mike Royko on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Mike Royko on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Mike Royko on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Mike Royko on William Shakespeare
"It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,' but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies."
"There is only one way to solve the alleged crisis of the erosion of 'family values.' And that is to get right down to the root cause of the problem."
"When Michael Jordan quit, I suddenly found myself without a sports hero."