The great task of life is to learn the will of the Lord and then do it.
To aid life, leaving it free, however, that is the basic task of the educator.
The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.
We’re building an independent political program that can run electoral politics and then turn on a dime to hold our leaders to task, in case they suddenly develop that old case of amnesia! We’ll be there to remind them what they promised and who they promised to work for!
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
For to change the norms, the very foci of attention, of a cultural system is a difficult task – far more complex than that of changing an individual’s attitudes and interests.
If I’m at a book signing, and someone decides to take me to task, it can make for quite a sticky moment.
The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.