There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
Author: Jean Baudrillard
Profession: French Postmodern Philosopher, Writer
Washington's birthday is as close to a secular Christmas as any Christian country dare come this side of blasphemy.
Author: Alistair Cooke (1908)
Profession: British Broadcaster, Journalist
The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
Author: Charles Lamb (1775-1834)
Profession: British Essayist, Critic
Seasons pursuing each other the indescribable crowd is gathered, it is the fourth of Seventh-month, (what salutes of cannon and small arms!)
Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Profession: American Poet