Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
The minority of Mexicans who are aware of their own selves do not make up a closed or unchanging class. They are the only active group, in comparison with the Indian-Spanish inertia of the rest, and ever day they are shaping the country more and more into their own image.
In the works of Duchamp, space begins to walk and take on form; it becomes a machine that spins arguments and philosophizes; it resists movement with delay and delay with irony.
The world stretches before me, the vast world of the big, the little, and the medium.
One of the most notable traits of the Mexican’s character is his willingness to contemplate horror: he is even familiar and complacent in his dealings with it.
In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.
When poor people get involved in a long conflict, such as a strike or a civil rights drive, and the pressure increases each day, there is a deep need for spiritual advice. Without it, we see families crumble, leadership weaken, and hard workers grow tired.
Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves – and be free.
It is not proper to project our feelings onto things or to attribute our own sensations and passions to them. Can it also be improper to see in them a guide, a way of life?