I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.
How should we begin to make amends for raising a generation obsessed with the pursuit of material wealth and indifferent to so much else?
This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind.
The thing about Memphis is that it’s pleasingly off-kilter. It’s a great big whack job of a city. The anti-Atlanta. You go there, and you can’t believe the things people will say, the way they think, the wobbling orbits of their lives. There’s an essential otherness.
It’s much more difficult to work on a broad subject than on a specific one, because even if it’s hard to find the information, if you look hard enough for something specific you will find it, and you will discover things that you wouldn’t have thought of before.
Exhortations to obstruct the operations of Government in detail, should; Exhortations to resist all.
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in the 20th century.
The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.