One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society… shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.
Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
We must recognize the fact that many Nazis, Marxists and Fascists believe passionately in their fundamental rightness, and allow nothing to hinder them from their goal in the pursuit of their mission.
Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain, Like other farmers, flourish and complain.
My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.
Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.
Pleasures take to themselves wings and fly away; true knowledge remains forever.
While teaching a course on global development at Uppsala University in Sweden, I realized our students didn’t have a fact-based worldview. They talked about ‘we’ and ‘them.’ They thought there were two groups of countries: the Western world, with small families and long lives, and the Third World, with large families and short lives.
Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.