Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
I am obliged to believe certain opinions myself. No man’s belief will save me except my own.
The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die.
All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.
There is something about the way that Greek poets, say Aeschylus, use metaphor that really attracts me. I don’t think I can imitate it, but there’s a density to it that I think I’m always trying to push towards in English.
This paper was one of my digressions into abstract economics.
It’s true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.
We participate in the creation of the world by decreating ourselves.
The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy is likely to be perverse, in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus exert inflationary pressure.