You're only a rebel from the waist downwards,' he told her.
You can be rich or deliberately refuse to be rich. You can possess money, or you can despise money; the one fatal thing is to worship money and fail to get it.
Reality is inside the skull.
Therefore, from the point of view of the new groups who were on the point of seizing power, human equality was no longer an ideal to be striven after, but a danger to be averted.
There were things, your own acts, from which you could not recover. Something was killed in your breast; burnt out, cauterized out.
Gambling, beer and football filled the horizons of their minds.