The only way to do the human rights thing is to do the right thing medically.
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament… the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy.
Jasmine, the name of which signifies fragrance, is the emblem of delicacy and elegance. It is reared with difficulty in New England, but at the South, puts forth all its graces.
There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
Presidents in wartime, embattled presidents, unpopular presidents, they all look to Lincoln. He’s their patron saint because no president was more embattled or more unpopular than Lincoln was during his presidency. We think he was born on Mount Rushmore. Not so.
I grew up in Texas, eating meat five times a day, and I liked meat. But I began being a vegetarian when I was 19 because I found that I felt better.
One of the crises that we have to deal with is a crisis of law enforcement officials that are not physically capable enough to handle without taking out the gun.
But I’m too old to be written about as a young poet.
Divorce was miserable, as it always is, and we divorce for the same reasons we marry.