Many of us think that compassion drains us, but I promise you it is something that truly enlivens us.
If the search engines don’t respect the creators, there won’t be anything to search in the future because creators have to make a living too.
Most of us are shrinking in the face of psycho-social and physical poisons, of the toxins of our world. But compassion, the generation of compassion, actually mobilizes our immunity.
When people ask me why I am running as a woman, I always answer, ‘What choice do I have?’
I’ve worked in the prison system, on death row and maximum security. I did that work for six years. I’ve worked with some of the most difficult people in our society. Buddhism was accessible and helpful for these individuals.
I learned a lot about America and a lot about Pat Schroeder, and that’s why I will not be a candidate for President.
It doesn’t much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find next morning that it was someone else.
One of the problems in the Navy is that tradition of being captain of the ship. And an awful lot of people can be retired in the Navy, get over it, get a life, and go on. But there’s a lot who can’t. And when they have to give up the ship, they got to be captain of something, every single day.
It’s outrageous that many enlisted people qualify for food stamps because military salaries are so low.
I lived to write, and wrote to live.