John Bayley quotes

  • Banks have a new image. Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens?

  • Freedom of the mind requires not only, or not even especially the absence of legal constraints but the presence of alternative thoughts.

  • Reading keeps me sane. Growing up, it was my scape, my alternative; it provided both rebellion and peace.

  • As incisively pointed out in the documentary Food Inc.," an overwhelmingly large percentage of "new," healthy," and "organic" alternative food products are actually owned by the same parent companies that scared us into the organic aisle in the first place. "They got you comin' and goin'" has never been truer.

  • I think of [street food] as the antidote to fast food; it's the clear alternative to the king, the clown and the colonel.

  • ... the smaller the domain where choices among alternatives are made collectively, the smaller will be the probability that any individual's preference gets overruled.

  • If youve got an industry where youve got massive investment, it doesnt matter whether you bring in alternative supplies. You still lose the money on that industry.

  • For the first time in my life I'm really happy to be unattached because I realise there is so much responsibility to having a partner.

  • As his partner on this amazing journey, I can tell you Mitt Romney was not handed success. He built it.

  • Our ego is our silent partner...too often with a controlling interest.