"Aren't you proud of your job as a professional Communist? I am proud of my job as a professional prostitute. We both have to make a living. You sell Communism, I sell love! Men get more out of me than they get out of you, if you won't get offended by me saying so."
--from Enrico Arrigoni's "Totalitarian Nightmare"
The proudest animal under the sun, and the wisest animal under the sun,—they have come out to reconnoiter.