Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is as unfair as only sport can be.
Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy, for instance, is a relatively young idea – only about 300 years old in this country.
A joke’s a very serious thing.
There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
Our problem is not to find better values but to be faithful to those we profess.
The unlimited replication of information is generally a public good.
Being a leader for me is about having the courage to speak the truth, and live the truth, despite attempts to silence our thoughts, feelings, and past experiences.
The soul is so far from being a monad that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to interpret ourself to ourself.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.