To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
I’ve had trouble with criticism, I guess. It’s hard to know what role criticism plays in either encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them.
I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. My family was not nationally known as being a literary family, though my mother and my mother’s side of the family in general were interested in literature.
The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi.
But such IMF pressure is very much helpful for me to push such a, you know, reform. So in this sense I think IMF is very much helpful for alien society.
I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won’t let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
Despite my firm convictions, I have always been a man who tries to face facts, and to accept the reality of life as new experience and new knowledge unfolds. I have always kept an open mind, a flexibility that must go hand in hand with every form of the intelligent search for truth.
It seems everything is so full of possibilities one can hardly take it all in.
Power, in a nutshell, is the ability to get things done, and politics is the ability to decide which things need to be done.