The closer a Negro got to the ballot box, the more he looked like a rapist.
Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women’s economic freedom.
The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams – the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
This crusade is much more important than the anti- lynching movement, because there would be no lynching if it did not start in the schoolroom.
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
People aren’t as stupid as the politicians think. More and more of us are laughing off our ‘civic duty’ to vote, rejecting the role of compulsory constituent.
Weapons of mass destruction violate more than individual lives – they cross international borders and jeopardize all people. They also drain resources that could be used instead for medicines, schools and other life-saving supplies. We must come together with even greater determination to prevent a WMD nightmare.
The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings.
The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning – in other words, of absurdity – the more energetically meaning is sought.