With the emergence of civilization, the rate of change shifted from hundreds of thousands of years to millennia. With the emergence of science as a way of knowing the universe, the rate of change shifted to centuries.
Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.
A tremendous social responsibility comes with being a successful public performer.
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.
I’m not going to sit here now and say ‘do this,’ or ‘do that.’ But you must – must – expunge any vestige of racism.
This is not the first time in my life where you know going into a job that you’re going to hear in stereo what was wrong with what you did.
Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit.
Islam is perfect, there is nothing to be added or changed.
As long as Muslims were confident they could not be defeated, but now we are just puppets.