He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn’t observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer.
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
And in a way, that’s been a help to me, because I take great passions for a particular poet – sometimes it lasts for many years, sometimes only for a while. This happens to everybody.
The squeeze machine is not going to cure anybody, but it may help them relax; and a relaxed person will usually have better behavior.
In Hanover Park they highlighted the terrible plight of backyard dwellers and the fact that year after year nothing has been done to help you: the hope and despair you all live with every day.
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
In Kenya, I met wonderful girls; girls who wanted to help their communities. I was with them in their school, listening to their dreams. They still have hope. They want to be doctor and teachers and engineers.
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
Proverbs are all very fine when there’s nothing to worry you, but when you’re in real trouble, they’re not a bit of help.