I see people who talk about America, and then undermine it by not paying attention to its soul, to its poetry. I see polarization, reductionism and superficiality.
I love to lose myself in other men's minds.
I used to think you had to live this miserable life and that that would make you funnier, but you don't. The misery will come. The misery will find you.
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Prejudice is a chain, it can hold you. If you prejudice, you can't move, you keep prejudice for years. Never get nowhere with that.
Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal.
There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I wept not, so to stone within I grew.
All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
If the staff lacks policy guidance against which to test decisions, their decisions will be random.
It is shallow people who think beauty is frivolous or excessive. If you are bringing beauty and god, you are enriching the country. Rice feeds the body, books feed the mind, beauty feeds the soul. It is one thing I can really be proud of and stand tall in the world.
Today we often think that before we start living a religious life we have first to accept the creedal doctrines and that before one can have any comprehension of the loyalty and trust of faith, one must first force one's mind to accept a host of incomprehensible doctrines. But this is to put the cart before the horse.
We are the storytelling animal.
Google doesn't really forget.
Racial profiling is illegal, and I do not support it.
The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.