History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Even though we may focus first on the rights of our own country, that does not mean that we should disregard the rights of everyone else.
I think the Con-Con issue is really diversionary. I’ve always been against Con-Con, from the very first the time the idea was raised. Everybody knows that.
The first resistance to social change is to say it’s not necessary.
When I first was exposed to Buddhism in the mid-1960s, I said it was so practical and utterly pragmatic. That’s what attracted me to Buddhism.
From the first opening of our eyes, it is the light that attracts us. We clutch aimlessly with our baby fingers at the gossamer-motes in the sunbeam, and we die reaching out after an ineffable blending of earthly and heavenly beauty which we shall never fully comprehend.
Believe it or not, one of the first poets I was aware of was Yeats. I recited ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ at a verse speaking competition when I was eight or nine.
There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the two positions are equally necessary in the world, the one to complement the other.
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
With Instagram, you’re captioning a moment. Twitter is the caption without the image. Even if it’s there, the words come first.