I liked Sartre’s views but not his writing.
Our very strength as lesbians lies in the fact that we are outside of patriarchy; our existence challenges its life.
I was arrested in 1965 for opposing the war in Vietnam. There were 39 of us arrested that day. But thousands opposed us. And the majority of the people in the country supported the war then.
I take very seriously my responsibility as Secretary-General to make sure that the United Nations is doing everything it can to uphold the universal prohibition on the use of chemical weapons.
I love life in spite of all that mars it. I love friendship, jokes and laughter.
Being president of a major public university is the most political nonpolitical office around.
Initially, the horrific images of September 11th triggered an enormous wave of solidarity.
Everyone wrote our obituary but us and the coaches and the kids who stayed with us. The obit was, ‘Vanderbilt will have to leave the Southeastern Conference. All the coaches are leaving, and all the students are transferring.’
No organization should be allowed near disaster unless they are willing to cooperate with some level of established leadership.
Large numbers of people are broken from the notion that the system is working for people, that the system is just or humane or peaceful.