Language makes infinite use of finite media.
There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him and use him for our own salvation.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
There is a way in which all writing is connected. In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate the students’ use of the vocabulary they’re acquiring.
An animal experiment cannot be justifiable unless the experiment is so important that the use of a brain-damaged human would be justifiable.
Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi civilian who is not a member of the armed forces, has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces, the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks.
It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.
To me, writing is a matter of voice. I think like that. The expression I sometimes use to myself is ‘actual song.’ That what I do is somewhere on the line between speaking to you as I am now and actual song. And the things I love when I say one of those poems to myself – it’s a little bit like singing, it’s a little bit like speaking.
Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.