I don’t focus on happiness as a goal or an end.
Most people don’t know that Congo Square was originally a Muscogee ceremonial ground… in New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz.
The reinvention of daily life means marching off the edge of our maps.
I read a lot of nineteenth-century French poetry. And Irish poetry from the ninth century on.
I’ve always been interested in using mathematics to make the world work better.
It does not matter whether I am in Hong Kong or Sao Paolo – people always want to talk about toxic bosses and what to do about them.
You just go where poetry is, whether it’s in your heart or your mind or in books or in places where there’s live poetry or recordings.
I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.
A good-humored wife who appreciates most, if not all, of my humor – her price is far above rubies, as the book of Proverbs doesn’t quite say.
Liberals say we should end employment discrimination. I say we should end employment.