This required the development of a view which allowed one to integrate research with belief, thing with person, fact with aesthetics, knowledge with application of knowledge.
Most people have to talk so they won’t hear.
I am a genius who has written poems that will survive with the best of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Keats.
The cynic says, ‘One man can’t do anything.’ I say, ‘Only one man can do anything.’
There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either.
Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
God cannot be reduced to a sample for analysis.
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain.
The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.