Even in non-democratic countries, people have a legitimate interest in knowing about actions taken by the government.
The problem of evil, that is to say the reconciling of our failures, even the purely physical ones, with creative goodness and creative power, will always remain one of the most disturbing mysteries of the universe for both our hearts and our minds.
We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great.
Even before smart phones and the Internet, we had many ways to distract our selves. Now that’s compounded by a factor of trillions.
I decided very early that I wanted to write. But I didn’t think of it as a career. I didn’t even think of it as a profession… It was the most exciting thing, the most powerful thing, the most wonderful thing to do with my life.
Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even.
No one wants to be beaten, even myself.
The notion that female initiative is useless because men know what they want is particularly odd – most people don’t even know what they want for dinner.
Even famous poets such as Marianne Moore and William Carlos Williams were rarely asked to read their poems.
Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don’t even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English.