Bryan Burrough quotes

  • Bonnie and Clyde, while one of the best movies ever made, was far more interested in portraying Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker as romantic anti-establishment Robin Hoods than what they really were: white-trash spree killers.
    -- Bryan Burrough

    #White #Killers #Robins

  • Im accustomed to Internet forums where rudeness and incivility are the rule, where too many people seem to take pride in their insults.
    -- Bryan Burrough

    #Pride #People #Insult

  • American writers, at least those of us who are fortunate enough to support ourselves in the field, are by and large a lucky lot.
    -- Bryan Burrough

    #Support #Lucky #Fields

  • From time to time, just about every Vanity Fair writer has a chance to sell rights to an article or a book to Hollywood.
    -- Bryan Burrough

    #Book #Vanity #Rights

  • The underground is not a place but a way of life. You can be underground most anywhere, from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Hermosa Beach, California.
    -- Bryan Burrough

    #Beach #California #Manhattan

  • Money has no color. If you can build a better mousetrap, it won't matter whether you're black or white. People will buy it.

  • Our republican system was meant for a homogeneous people. As long as blacks continue to live with the whites they constitute a threat to the national life. Family life may also collapse and the increase of mixed breed bastards may some day challenge the supremacy of the white man.

  • I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and black races. There is physical difference between the two which, in my judgment, will probably forever forbid their living together upon the footing of perfect equality, and inasmuch as it becomes a necessity that there must be a difference, I, as well as Judge Douglas, am in favor of the race to which I belong having the superior position.

  • Time is the best killer.

  • Joyfully celebrating the killing of a killer who joyfully celebrated killing carries an irony that I hope will not be lost on us. Are we learning anything, or simply spinning harder in the cycle of violence?

  • Now then, Pooh," said Christopher Robin, "where's your boat?" "I ought to say," explained Pooh as they walked down to the shore of the island, "that it isn't just an ordinary sort of boat. Sometimes it's a Boat, and sometimes it's more of an Accident. It all depends." "Depends on what?" "On whether I'm on the top of it or underneath it.

  • Christopher Robin was sitting outside his door, putting on his Big Boots. As soon as he saw the Big Boots, Pooh knew that an Adventure was going to happen, and he brushed the honey off his nose with the back of his paw, and spruced himself up as well as he could, so as to look ready for Anything.

  • Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. And then he feels that perhaps there isn't.

  • Robin Williams understands sonic performances. He understands what it's like to change your voice up.

  • Those of us who have tested gravity under a hoop know its mystical properties. Robin Layton, as I would have expected, has turned this staple of Americana into a gorgeous art form.