The major political battles about guns in our society concern handguns and assault weapons, not long arms like hunting rifles.
What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?
To be a philosophical sceptic is, in a man of letters, the first and most essential to being a sound, believing Christian.
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
I count life just a stuff to try the soul’s strength on.
Calling gender violence a women’s issue is part of the problem. It gives a lot of men an excuse not to pay attention.
That’s the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recapture the first fine careless rapture!
Faultless to a fault.
But how carve way i’ the life that lies before, If bent on groaning ever for the past?
The rules of morality are not the conclusion of our reason.