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It is a most curious experience for a man of seventy-two to be confronted with the greenhorn enthusiasms of his youth. Young peopl ...
Turn him to any cause of policy,
The Gordian knot of it he will unloose,
Familiar as his garter.
A good wit will make use of anything. I will turn diseases
to commodity.
That Walt Whitman, of whom I wrote to you, is the most interesting fact to me at present. I have just read his second edition (whi ...
If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. And if he trespass against thee seven times in a ...
Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.
We had won. Pimps got out of their polished cars and walked the streets of San Francisco only a little uneasy at the unusual exerc ...
Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or ...
Those great ideas which come to you in your sleep just before you awake in morning, those solutions to the world's problems which, ...
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has b ...
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