If I were to tell you that your life is already perfect, whole, and complete just as it is, you would think I was crazy. Nobody believes his or her life is perfect. And yet there is something within each of us that basically knows we are boundless, limitless.
Don’t get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.
We need to say that women have sex, have abortions, are at peace with the decision, and move on with their lives. We need to say that is their right, and, moreover, it’s good for everyone that they have this right: The whole society benefits when motherhood is voluntary.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar – that I call an achievement.
I’ve said what I’m prepared to say in my poems, and then journalists think that you’re going to tell them a whole lot more.
Hard as things seem today, they will be better in the next day if you choose to serve the Lord this day with your whole heart.
Divine life is in touch with the whole universe on the analogy of the soul’s contact with the body.
I was distressed by the poor quality of the debate surrounding energy. I was also noticing so much green wash from politicians and big business. I was tired of the debate – the extremism, the nimbyism, the hair shirt. We need a constructive conversation about energy, not a Punch and Judy show. I just wanted to try to reboot the whole debate.
There are whole precincts of voters in this country whose united intelligence does not equal that of one representative American woman.
I think what I was after was a unifying story that could bring everything together, that could give me a sense of the whole of history.