Monopoly controls have been the exception in free societies; they have been the rule in closed societies.
The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That’s what poetry does.
To one who loves his country in all its parts, it is natural to rejoice in whatever contributes to the prosperity and honor and marks the stability and progress of any portion of its people.
Slavery existed before the formation of this Union. It derived from the Constitution that recognition which it would not have enjoyed without the confederation. If the States had not united together, there would have been no obligation on adjoining States to regard any species of property unknown to themselves.
The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction.
To increase the power, develop the resources and promote the happiness of a Confederacy, it is requisite there should be so much of homogeneity that the welfare of every portion would be the aim of the whole.
Fortunately art is a community effort – a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
It was one of the compromises of the Constitution that the slave property in the Southern States should be recognized as property throughout the United States.
I flew aeroplanes, parachuted, walked on my own across the Himalayas – you name it; if it was dangerous, I did it.
Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.