My national identity is first American. My religious identity is first Muslim.
Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.
I don’t claim to know Israel. I don’t speak Hebrew; my contacts are pretty limited. But I didn’t know Vietnam; I didn’t know Nicaragua, El Salvador or Honduras. It doesn’t mean you can’t reach your conclusions.
I was at the 1976 Republican Convention in Kansas City. I was running ‘Nobody for President’ at the time. I printed up these press releases and handed them out to the crowd at the Kemper Arena. ‘Nobody keeps campaign promises.’ ‘Nobody lowers your taxes.’ ‘Nobody should have that much power.’ ‘Nobody is in Washington working for you.’
Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want.
There are hardly any apprenticeships in care; hardly any schools preparing teenagers for jobs in care; and few signs that politicians know what to do to raise the status and rewards for what will soon be one of our most important industries.
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.