Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance
Proverb in Wikipedia
I can't even remember when the Seventies was.
I'm fascinated by mankind, ... I grew up watching 'Candid Camera' and thought it was funnier than any standup, any joke, anything that could possibly be written because you're dealing with humanity. And people can relate to that. It touches everybody who sees it. It hits a nerve.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
George Bernard Shaw