Perhaps 10 percent of patients who are prescribed antidepressants are really benefiting from the drugs’ active ingredients.
The Bible declares that on the sixth day God created man. Right then and there, God should have demanded a damage deposit.
The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
The poet Melvin B. Tolson once said, ‘A civilization is judged only in its decline.’ That made sense to me. I would imagine the same is true for poets and tennis players.
It seems to me in the past it’s been a good thing, as a writer, to have experiences I hadn’t expected.
After becoming deaf, I realized that I’d better get an education if I was ever to do anything with my life.
Hip-hop is a cultural expression – it’s embracing.
I have sympathy for anyone who finds consolation anywhere we can. And many people do find it in religious tradition as it has been. I mean, I love much of that tradition. But somehow, that just didn’t speak to me in the way that it does to some.
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
The Lumiere brothers first exhibited moving pictures in Paris in 1896. A year later, there was a private showing at the Yildiz palace in Istanbul.