Mace, n. A staff of office signifying authority. Its form, that of a heavy club, indicates its original purpose and use in dissuading from dissent.
As crude a weapon as the cave man’s club, the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life.
Could Hamlet have been written by a committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club? Could the New Testament have been composed as a conference report? Creative ideas do not spring from groups. They spring from individuals. The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam.
It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the bylaws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members.
My advice to the women’s clubs of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.
I don’t know what weapons WW III will be fought with but WW IV will be fought with clubs and spears.