‘NewsHour’ is very interested in poetry, but they’re also interested in not just that something’s cute to add on at the end of their programming, but something that actually is integrated into the news.
We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
A society that respects women needs to elect leaders who care more about women’s lives than they do about their or their company’s bottom line.
I never could be good when I was not happy.
At 93, so deep in dementia that she didn’t remember any details of her life, my mother somehow still knew songs.
You see, without hard work and responsibility, there is no American Dream. Hard work lays the foundation. Our solidarity makes work pay – for all of us. For the greater good. That’s what our vision of shared prosperity is all about.
We know the particular poem, not what it says that we can restate.
If an artist is driven primarily by social responsibility, I think the art probably suffers because, again, just as leadership has a rather defined end point or purpose, social responsibility would seem to have a very clear moral context.