I think poetry can help children deal with the other subjects on the curriculum by enabling them to see a subject in a new way.
Education, doing homework, is the way to lift up girls. Around the world, where girls are educated, the economy and the standard of living rise.
The first thing I tried to do in the months after losing my mother was to write a poem. I found myself turning to poetry in the way so many people do – to make sense of losses. And I wrote pretty bad poems about it. But it did feel that the poem was the only place that could hold this grief.
Good analysis is very useful when you want to convert a political decision into an investment. It can also go the other way and drive policy.
The men of the future will yet fight their way to many a liberty that we do not even miss.
Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.
Research has shown that a barren environment is much more damaging to baby animals than it is to adult animals. It does not hurt the adult animals the same way it damages babies.
Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.
I think I have a right to live my life the way I like.
I believe that the best way to help people understand the world is to provide them with opportunities to actively explore, experiment, and express themselves.