I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life’s wisdom.
Migrants all over the world are pushed and pulled across borders by hunger, terror and climate change. It happened to my own family.
Fire really means a certain kind of burning in the soul that one can no longer tolerate when one is pushed against a wall.
There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November.
All my life, I have loved balloons – all balloons – the heavy English sort, immense and round, that have to be pushed about, and the gay, light, gas-filled French ones that soar into the air the moment you let go of them.
Since all power from the seventh century on was only legitimated by religion, political forces and economic interests pushed for the fabrication of false traditions.
Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rater than pushed by our memories.