Thursday, December 08, 2005

Yip Harburg Quote of the Day

Just a random quote from my favorite Broadway lyricist, Yip Harburg. From the flop musical Flahooley, a genie muses on the contradictions of the system by which scarcity creates value:

When people magically beget
All that on which their hearts are set,
Then, having got a better lot,
They cannot get what they begot.

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