Damn that government! My pipe's gone out already!
How can I go out, since I've already had too much to drink?
I say raise the price of rolls and lower the price of everything else, and this crisis will pass.
...we work together; we all, you and I, work for my firm.
Scandalous! What have our poor come to, that they have nothing to eat here but beggars from another district!
The truth is only that which is in the interest of our party.
I say that all charitable foundations should be abolished.
All this business about famine is horribly overstated. It's not so bad.
I said we were hurtling towards an abyss fifty years ago!
I see that this world is headed for its end.
Man of Letters
How is it not enough that I write books?
I have not lived in vain...just think of the hatred I've managed to conjure up!
A man has his honor. I wouldn't write under my own name.
A whole week already and no global catastrophe! What does a man even buy the paper for?
We protest in the name of professional honor against everything in this world that threatens us.
In the Editor's Office
Here is news that a cure has been found for the bubonic plague. Do you remember if our party is for plague or against it?
Than God the contract is settled; now we just have to think of a way to break it.
What one can not do legally can be done for reasons of prestige.
God has decided I must lead my nation, thanks to intensive propaganda.
International law? That's always what the other guys are breaking.
Our nation is sinking. We have no great men any more...It's been so long since we had a really glorious funeral!
How would he fight for his country? He doesn't have one!
The first rule: be the one who shoots first.
I have given a shining example of love for one's country; I let three hundred thousand people die for it.
LN, 10 January 1937