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“Little boxes on the hillside, / Little boxes made of ticky-tacky, / Little boxes on the hillside, / Little boxes all the same.”
“And the children go to summer camp / And then to the university / Where they are put in boxes / And they come out all the same.”
“What have they done to the rain.”
“It isn't nice to block the doorway, / it isn't nice to go to jail, / there are nicer ways to do it, / but the nice ways always fail. / It isn't nice, it isn't nice, / you told us once, you told us twice, / but if that is Freedom's price, / we don't mind.”
“I'm so respectable I'm getting scared ... I must be doing something wrong.”
Malvina Reynolds, U.S. folksinger, songwriter, political activist
(1900 - 1978)
Full name: Malvina Milder Reynolds.