Universities are not here to be mediums for the coercion of other people, they’re here to be mediums for the free exchange of ideas.
Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.
Before I met David Bowie, I was very nervous. I thought, ‘Here comes the Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust. How will I ever communicate with him?’
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.
Countries around the world have their own immigration laws and methods of dealing with a recurring theme: desperate people searching for peace from volatile parts of the world. And nations everywhere thrive and prosper from the contributions of immigrants and the children of immigrants – including right here in the U.S.
It’s frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen.
The first English settlers of North America knew they were making history. New Englanders in particular were so sure of it that they started writing their own accounts of themselves as soon as they got here.
What they could do with ’round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.
Here is no choice but either do or die.
They weren’t immigrating to some existing society; indeed, they often did whatever they could do to destroy whatever existed here in the way of Indian society.