If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
I think it’s a dangerous thing for anyone to have power over other people.
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
There is only one thing that can form a bond between men, and that is gratitude… we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale.
In September 1993, President Clinton presided over a handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn – the climax of a ‘day of awe,’ as the press described it.
When I was a child, my father would read out loud to my brother, my mother, and me. Several times in the course of my childhood, he would read ‘Alice and Wonderland’ and ‘Through the Looking Glass’ over a few weeks. They were a great favorite with all of us.
In 1999, I was in St. Louis with Martin Luther King III as we led protests against the state’s failure to hire minority contractors for highway construction projects. We went at dawn on a summer day with over a thousand people and performed acts of civil disobedience.
I was supposed to be women’s lib, and now I’d exceeded it and gone over into international politics.