Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one’s soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject.
So moderate is insisting that North Korea should open door to outside.
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.
Why should Americans go on with their lives as normal, worrying about calories and hair loss, while other people are worrying about where they are going to get their next piece of bread?
We have a sense that we should be like the mythical cowboy… able to take on and conquer anything and live in the world without the need for other people.
We should be proud of our country when we have done something to be proud of, when we have lived up to our own standards. But the flip side of genuine pride is being able to recognize when we have fallen short, and to hold ourselves to account.
Jesus never instructed men to do what was right because it was right; yet this is the true reason why they should do it.
I am not the kind of leader who pontificates about what should be done – I don’t operate on scenarios, and I am not a prophet.
If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song.