"The cult of art gives pride one never has too much of it."
"In some states militant nationalism has gone to the lengths of dictatorship, the cult of the absolute or totalitarian state and the glorification of war."
"A cult is a religion with no political power."
"The best method for preventing destructive cult involvement is preventative education. If students and the public at large are more aware of destructive groups beforehand they may better understand and resist their recruitment efforts."
"Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion."
"Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself."
"The cult of the individual is killing us. I think Twitter signals the death of western civilisation, but people have been saying that since Demosthenes."
"Being on Oprah? You realize that there are a couple of types of audience members. There are like the cult people in the audience who are just crying before she gets on. And then there are the people who are playing it cool. I definitely was somewhere in the middle."