We are beaten, we will make no bones about it; but we are not too badly beaten still to fight.
I would be with those who say the hierarchy in the United States has badly mishandled this whole situation.
It is better to die well than to live badly.
Mr. Obama’s approach to engagement to some degree makes him dependent on people who wish neither him nor America well. This doesn’t have to end badly and I hope that it doesn’t – but it’s not an ideal position after one’s first year in power.
Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
We cannot know the whole truth, which belongs to God alone, but our task nevertheless is to seek to know what is true. And if we offend gravely enough against what we know to be true, as by failing badly enough to deal affectionately and responsibly with our land and our neighbors, truth will retaliate with ugliness, poverty, and disease.
Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls aren’t there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show us how badly we want things.
I do not believe that Darren Wilson should’ve been charged, but Brown should not have lost his life. Brown and Trayvon Martin should’ve gotten their butts kicked badly. They should’ve been handled physically, but they should not have been killed.
Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact.
There is this sense of David Cameron leading a Government that’s badly out of touch with ordinary people’s lives. I’d absolutely welcome the opportunity to show all political leaders what life is like for most people.