Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
Jerome P Fleishman
I read On the Road in maybe 1959. It changed my life like it changed everyone else's.
I have a new method of poetry. All you got to do is look over your notebooks... or lay down on a couch, and think of anything that comes into your head, especially the miseries. Then arrange in lines of two, three or four words each, don't bother about sentences, in sections of two, three or four lines each.
Power never takes a back step - only in the face of more power.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
I like marriage. The idea.
Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old shared a little of what he is good at doing.
For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship.
We must have the courage to allow a little disorder in our lives.
"This is not the way it has been done. We would never surprise each other ... It's not to say that there's not important information that we could discuss or would be discussed in secret or closed session, but I'm astounded by this. I don't really know what the tenor of this is, what is the justification for it and why this extreme approach was used."
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
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Long ago we stated the reason for labour organizations. We said that union was essential to give labourers opportunity to deal on an equality with their employers.