Art is born of humiliation.
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions.
We have gotten away from this double aspect of either putting the character back into historical events or of making a historical event of his very life.
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense that each of us is a unique person, with a unique perspective on the world, a member of a class of one.
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact.
Grief is a process, not a state.