I would rather write poems than prose, any day, any place. Yet each has its own force.
The public’s evaluation of the job George W. Bush is doing as president changed dramatically as a result of the horrific attacks of September 11 and his response in leading the country on a campaign against terrorism.
We know that we’re not supposed to be racially biased, and we don’t want to think of ourselves as racially biased, so we tell ourselves a different story.
I grew up in a confused house: too much unwanted attention or none at all.
We all have a hungry heart, and one of the things we hunger for is happiness. So as much as I possibly could, I stayed where I was happy.
My parents didn’t care very much what I did, and that was probably a blessing.
At the time I was growing up, literature was involved with the so-called confessional poets. And I was not interested in that. I did not think that specific and personal perspective functioned well for the reader at all.
Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible; and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic.
The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking.
With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological gulf between them never greater, the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high.