Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars of society? We are society’s tools, neither more nor less.
At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It’s their normal life. But in other part of the world, we are starving for education… it’s like a precious gift. It’s like a diamond.
I think tremendous change has taken place since the World Summit for Children in 1990.
Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
Everything for me becomes allegory.
The sciences which take socio-historical reality as their subject matter are seeking, more intensively than ever before, their systematic relations to one another and to their foundation.
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don’t do it, and it won’t happen.
The Obama presidency has two great missions: fixing the economy, and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.