We have an obligation to spread amateur baseball both at home and abroad. Building up the game at all levels – Little League, Babe Ruth Leagues, the colleges – is in our own self-interest. That’s where the pool of talent is – and also of fans.
Where hast thou wandered, gentle gale, to find the perfumes thou dost bring?
Sometimes you just have to jump off the cliff without knowing where you will land.
I don’t see myself as a hero because what I’m doing is self-interested: I don’t want to live in a world where there’s no privacy and therefore no room for intellectual exploration and creativity.
To eat in the same room where food is cooked – that is the way to thank the Lord for His abundance.
The electoral system is not where change starts – it usually starts in communities and from the bottom up – but it is where change can be stopped.
Honduras in 2009 and Paraguay in 2012 were low-hanging fruit, small countries with outsized oligarchies, where mild reformers were easily dispatched.
You must be a lotus, unfolding its petals when the sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it!
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we know not where.
Testimony should be a philosophical problem and not limited to legal or historical contexts where it refers to the account of a witness who reports what he has seen.