I have to do draft after draft… It takes me a long time, but I love doing it, and I have to do it every day, or I feel slack.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
After so many years, I feel more American than anything else, but I’m also Romanian and whatever other oddities of temperament I picked up elsewhere, in Transylvania or France, for instance. These days, everybody is both an exile and a resident – they don’t call it the global village for nothing.
I’m reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century.
We want to bear witness today that we know the relation between corporate greed and what goes on too often in the Supreme Court decisions.
Evil is only good perverted.
Nor is the suffering limited to children in developing countries.
Conversion brings a drive to learn.
Most people don’t realize that the mind constantly chatters. And yet, that chatter winds up being the force that drives us much of the day in terms of what we do, what we react to, and how we feel.