Favorite Words by Guys Named John, Thursday Edition

I find cheap populism oddly arousing.-John Stewart

All I can ask from society is that it please stop telling me why I should like sports. People always try to explain that sports are about a sort of mythic combat, or about the narratives and the stories. You know what? I've got narratives and stories and I don't need sports. -Jon Hodgman

America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.-John Updike

For, in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.

Who are your favorite johns?


  1. “This I believe: That the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected." John Steinbeck

    "All I am saying is give peace a chance."
    John Lennon

    "The truth shall set you free." John, 8:32

  2. "no man is an island."
    jon bon jovi