It is impossible to please all the world and one’s father.
I like to cross the divide between the personal world and the scientific world.
We must stop trying to protect our planet from every imaginable, exaggerated or imaginary risk. And we must stop trying to protect it on the backs, and the graves, of the nation’s and world’s most powerless and impoverished people.
There are plenty of examples of people who have had busy lives out there in the world, trying to do good, and written very well at the same time.
I am one of those people who believes that the solution to the world’s problems is to be found behind the Iron Curtain.
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.
We seek true individuality and the true individuals. But we find them not. For lo, we mortals see what our poor eyes can see; and they, the true individuals, – they belong not to this world of our merely human sense and thought.
When kids play, they are working on imagining the kind of world we live in.
Hope is a feeling that life and work have meaning. You either have it or you don’t, regardless of the state of the world that surrounds you.
I’m one of the few people in this world who can do anything I choose. I can’t tell you how good I’m feeling.