I know you’ve been married to the same woman for 69 years. That is marvellous. It must be very inexpensive.
I don’t know how much thought is behind it, but it seems to me highly effective the way that Facebook will let somebody tag a photo with a friend’s name, then others who are a friend of that friend can perhaps immediately see the photo, and the friend, in the meantime, has a chance to wander back and un-tag it.
We all know we’re going to die one day, but who wants to think about it? What’s sustainable is joy, pleasure and freedom.
I believe it to be a fact that the colored people of this country know and understand the white people better than the white people know and understand them.
The wretch who lives without freedom feels like dressing in the mud from the streets Those who have you, o Liberty, do not know. you. Those who do not have you should not speak of you, but win you.
Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
Every now and then, I strike something that just goes click, you know, in my head. As Gertrude Stein used to say, it rings the bell, and I feel, this is great.
When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else’s. It’s like living in a house and suddenly finding a room you didn’t know was there, full of treasure and light.
Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.
Want to know the best thing about being a professor? Colored chalk.