Quote Of The Day: John Lennon Edition

“These critics with the illusions they’ve created about artists — it’s like idol worship….They only like people when they’re on their way up . . . I cannot be on the way up again. What they want is dead heroes, like Sid Vicious and James Dean. I’m not interesting in being a dead [expletive] hero . . . So forget ’em, forget ’em.”
John Lennon in a Rolling Stone Interview on December 5, 1980
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Doug holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010. Before joining OTB, he wrote at Below The BeltwayThe Liberty Papers, and United Liberty Follow Doug on Twitter | Facebook