David Mamet – The government, for example, has…

The government, for example, has determined that black people (somehow) have fewer abilities than white…


“The government, for example, has determined that black people (somehow) have fewer abilities than white people, and, so, must be given certain preferences. Anyone acquainted with both black and white people knows this assessment is not only absurd but monstrous. And yet it is the law.”
-David Mamet

David Mamet – The Founders recognized that Government…

The Founders recognized that Government is quite literally a necessary evil, that there must be…


“The Founders recognized that Government is quite literally a necessary evil, that there must be opposition, between its various branches, and between political parties, for these are the only ways to temper the individual’s greed for power and the electorates’ desires for peace by submission to coercion or blandishment.”
-David Mamet

David Mamet – I understand that computers, which…

I understand that computers, which I once believed to be but a hermaphrodite typewriter-cum…


“I understand that computers, which I once believed to be but a hermaphrodite typewriter-cum-filing cabinet, offer the cyber literate increased ability to communicate. I do not think this is altogether a bad thing, however it may appear on the surface.”
-David Mamet

David Mamet – There’s nothing in the world…

There’s nothing in the world more silent than the telephone the morning after everybody pans…


“There’s nothing in the world more silent than the telephone the morning after everybody pans your play. It won’t ring from room service your mother won’t be calling you. If the phone has not rung by 8 in the morning, you’re dead.”
-David Mamet