Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
There is a triangular relationship between poverty, child labour and illiteracy who have a cause and consequence relationship. We will have to break this vicious circle.
There is no contradiction between effective law enforcement and respect for civil and human rights. Dr. King did not stir us to move for our civil rights to have them taken away in these kinds of fashions.
The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.
The most important movement in the world is the feminist movement. If we can really figure out what’s going on between men and women, the other problems will take care of themselves. I’m sure of it.
The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly.
Too many actors have run for office. There’s one difference between me and them: I know I’m not qualified.
Are you not moved to tears and bitter compassion, when you behold the only Son of God seized by the most impious, dragged away, mocked, scourged, buffeted, spit upon, crowned with thorns, hung upon the infamous cross between two thieves, finally in such a horrible and execrable manner suffering death, for your salvation and that of the world?
The pull between sound and syntax creates a kind of musical tension in the language that interests me.
We cannot afford the creeping paralysis that destroys the effective will of democracy – the paralysis carried by hate and rancor, between class and class, person and person, party and party, as plague is carried through the streets of a town.