That is the best government which desires to make the people happy, and knows how to make them happy.
Black Fergusonians have shown that they will vote when they have something to vote for and know that their vote will count. Seventy-six percent of them turned out in November 2012, when Missouri was a key swing state for Barack Obama’s reelection.
If children know there is someone standing over them who knows all the answers, they are less inclined to find the answers for themselves.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
For God is my witness that I neither preached, affirmed, nor defended them, though they say that I did.
We’re losing our way as a society. If we don’t stand up, if we don’t say what we think those rights should be, and if we don’t protect them, we will very soon find out that we do not have them.
Quite a few, actually, are involved in education. They have had the same experience Hanna and I had: when they started having their own kids, they didn’t want them to have a poor educational experience; they wanted them to enjoy school.
I don’t have a copy of my books, and the degree to which I never read them is profound. I never look.
In countries other than Pakistan – I won’t necessarily call them ‘Western’ – people support me. This is because people there respect others. They don’t do this because I am a Pashtun or a Punjabi, a Pakistani, or an Iranian, they do it because of one’s words and character. This is why I am being respected and supported there.
I’m working now on a collection of Shakespearean sonnets, about 100 of them, that I may publish if anyone’s interested. My take on life is a little different from the bard’s.