Man is unique not because he does science, and his is unique not because he does art, but because science and art equally are expressions of his marvelous plasticity of mind.
Detainee policy in this war is hard, it's complicated, but we must get it right. We would be better off as a nation if we could close Gitmo safely and start a new prison that he could use that the world would see as a better way to doing business.
Many find their heart when they have lost their head.
It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.
Friedrich Von Schlegel
Time is the rider that breaks youth.
Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown to each other must have a common ground of truth.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill and don't know it.
The vilest deeds like poison weeds Bloom well in prison air; It is only what is good in man That wastes and withers there; Pale Anguish keeps the heavy gate And the Warder is Despair.
I always find it kind of embarrassing, kind of funny, and kind of exciting. In New York I'm recognized a lot, although nobody says anything. You know, they stare at you just a second too long. But in Paris it's not as commonplace to be recognized.
Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.
Coretta Scott King
I think we've been dulled by capitalism. We're just blobs now - we're so worried about how we can keep paying the lease on the car, the mortgage, the lease on the toaster and all that. You can't really think about much else. If you lose that, you lose the whole lot.
Clearly I miss Him, having been brought up in religion. But now a man must be responsible to himself.
My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be.
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