If one truly has lost hope, one would not be on hand to say so.
Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.
Fashion, which elevates the bad to the level of the good, subsequently turns its back on bad and good alike.
Wondering Whom to Read Next?
- Edward Albee American Playwright
- Norman Mailer American Novelist, Journalist
- Carol Dweck American Psychologist
- Truman Capote American Novelist
- Langston Hughes American Poet, Writer
- Henry Adams American Historian
- William Dean Howells American Writer, Critic
- Allen Ginsberg American Poet
- Lionel Trilling American Critic
- Thornton Wilder American Novelist, Dramatist