True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.
Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.
Redistricting is a deeply political process, with incumbents actively seeking to minimize the risk to themselves (via bipartisan gerrymanders) or to gain additional seats for their party (via partisan gerrymanders).
We read Robert Browning’s poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough.
There is some big thing about the world that produced all these people willing to kill themselves just to hurt us. On 9/11 we learned we’re part of that world, in the same completely crazy, drastic and arbitrary ways it hits other countries.
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves.
Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?
A Black man should be more independent and depend on himself for his freedom and not to take it for granted that someone would lead him to it. The blacks are tired of standing at the touchlines to witness a game that they should be playing. They want to do things for themselves and all by themselves.
My people have been sucked into the violence because some feel they have to retaliate, and some feel they have to protect themselves.