The important thing to note is that it is not important whether Malala was shot or not – Malala is not asking for personal favors or support. She is asking for support with girls’ education and women’s rights. So don’t support Malala, support her campaign for girls’ education and women’s rights.
Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.
Love, hope, fear, faith – these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
We must, however, note that what are usually called the high religions made their appearance within about twenty-five hundred years – most of them within fifteen hundred years.
I always thought every day was a gift, but now I am looking for where to send the thank you note.
No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird’s throat; Since Eden’s freshness and man’s fall No rose has been original.
Note, besides, that it is no more immoral to directly rob citizens than to slip indirect taxes into the price of goods that they cannot do without.
As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note.