Letting the facts speak for themselves is an immoral principle when we all know that facts and figures can be selected to prove anything.
I’m a visual thinker, not a language-based thinker. My brain is like Google Images.
A dark poem is meant to redeem the dark part.
My prose is turgid, it just hasn’t got any energy.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does not have.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
The soul never thinks without a picture.
What the devil is the point of surviving, going on living, when it’s a drag? But you see, that’s what people do.
In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not.
If the American people in a matter of months can love the people of Kuwait, whom they have not seen, they can love the people of our nation’s capital just as well.