However, I learned something. I thought that if the young person, the student, has poetry in him or her, to offer them help is like offering a propeller to a bird.
An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts – for support rather than for illumination.
Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation.
The only society I like is rough and tough, and the tougher the better. There’s where you get down to bedrock and meet human people.
It’s just that if you’re not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly – not so much the good things but the bland things – the ordinary things – the weaker things get repeated- the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden.
I will provide friendly and courteous service and will work closely with all departments in the county. I will abide by the Texas Information Act in providing information to the public.
The wide world is all before us – but a world without a friend.
As governor of my country, I have been an enemy to its enemies.
As to my followers, I wish no man to follow me who is not sound at the heart in the cause of his country; and either at the head or in the ranks of these, I will always consider it my glory to be found.
I remember little of the Yukon or what I wrote there.