Man is everywhere still in chains.
This searching and doubting and vacillating where nothing is clear but the arrogance of quest. I, too, had such noble ideas when I was still a boy.
A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples.
The number of children is not growing any longer in the world. We are still debating peak oil, but we have definitely reached peak child.
Do not let us despair of the cause of liberty: it is still dear to the hearts of Frenchmen, and we shall one day have the felicity of seeing it established in our beloved country.
I had a Guru. He was a great saint and most merciful. I served him long – very, very long; still, he would not blow any mantra in my ears. I had a keen desire never to leave him but to stay with him and serve him and at all cost receive some instruction from him.
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
All that’s bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All that’s sweet was made But to be lost when sweetest.
Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains, but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.
What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.