This Sarah Palin phenomenon is very curious. I think somebody watching us from Mars—they would think the country has gone insane.
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
I think there needs to be a meeting to set an agenda for more meetings about meetings.
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.
The most extraordinary thing about writing is that when you've struck the right vein, tiredness goes. It must be an effort, thinking wrong.
Yet each man kills the thing he loves
By each let this be heard
Some do it with a bitter look
Some with a flattering word
The coward does it with a kiss
The brave man with a sword
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.
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The most beautiful thing we can experence is the mysterious.
I don't think we choked this time. We never played well enough to choke.
If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you're always going to be disappointed.
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum....