Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever.
Americans cannot maintain their essential faith in government if there are two Americas, in which the private sector's work subsidizes the disproportionate benefits of this new public sector elite.
The essay is a literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything
There is a certain age when a woman must be beautiful to be loved, and then there comes a time when she must be loved to be beautiful.
We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility.
Man loves malice, but not against one-eyed men nor the unfortunate, but against the fortunate and proud.
Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
In the company of the accomplished, people hope it will rub off on themselves, in the company of the misfortunate, they fear it!
Bryant H. McGill
The contented man can be happy with what appears to be useless.
He who denies all, confesses all.
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity.
Seneca (Seneca the Elder)
Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves.
Sir William Temple
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