I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
Pauline Kael, film critic - June 19, 1919-Sept. 3, 2001
Governor Walker ... didn’t count on you. He didn’t count on your resolve! ... This is going to be the first domino to fall in a new resurgence of labor and student power around this country. You’re setting an unprecedented example — in my lifetime, in this country, for people around the world. Believe it!
- Tom Morello, born May 30, 1964 (speaking to Wisconsin protesters in Feb. 2011)
“If I was on a march at the moment I would be saying to everyone: 'Be honest with each other. Admit there are limitless possibilities in relationships, and love as many people as you can in whatever way you want, and get rid of your inhibitions, and we'll all be happy.'”