U.K. citizens fleeing the Middle East and Japan have been allowed to take their animal companions with them on evacuation flights. The U.S. is not so civilized, and that’s a blot on our national copybook.
It’s interesting that one of the definitions of the word ‘human’ is ‘sympathetic.’ More and more people are beginning to show that they understand why that is important.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Although we have, in theory, abolished human slavery, recognized women’s rights, and stopped child labor, we continue to enslave other species who, if we simply pay attention, show quite clearly that they experience parental love, pain, and the desire for freedom, just as we do.
‘Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
It is only human supremacy, which is as unacceptable as racism and sexism, that makes us afraid of being more inclusive.
I detest heavy perfume and shrill voices.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Bulls can do nothing to demand justice. They can only defend themselves as best they can in a fight with a pre-determined ending and die never knowing why they were forced to endure such a painful and prolonged death. It’s up to us, as a civilized society, to call for an end to the Running of the Bulls and bullfighting.
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate the times.