Unnerving that so many people seem either relieved or disappointed by bomber/shooter's identity.
To cut 1930s jobless, FDR taxed corps and rich. Govt used money to hire many millions. Worked then; would now again. Why no debate on that?
Many people make the mistake of confusing information with knowledge. They are not the same thing. Knowledge involves the interpretation of information. Knowledge involves listening.
I started out of course with Hemingway when I learned how to write. Until I realized Hemingway doesn't have a sense of humor. He never has anything funny in his stories.
Funny interview-in-wsj- interview
We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why. Not until the future eats the present, anyway. We know when it's too late.
Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Anger Anything Bring
The only relationship that can make both partners happy is one in which sentimentality has no place and neither partner makes any claim on the life and freedom of the other.
Sometimes I get so immersed in my own company, if I unexpectedly run into someone I know, it's a bit of a shock and takes me a while to adjust.
American political culture quickly and always outpaces any attempt to satirize it.
The new crimes that the US and Israel were committing in Gaza as 2009 opened do not fit easily into any standard category—except for the category of familiarity.
If you can feel that staying human is worth while, even when it can't have any result whatever, you've beaten them.