If our life is poured out in useless words, we will never hear anything, never become anything, and in the end, because we have said everything before we had anything to say, we shall be left speechless at the moment of our greatest decision.
Saying "We will destroy terrorism" is about as meaningful as saying: "We shall annihilate mockery."
Which of us is not saying to himself
which of us has not been saying to himself all
I shall alter that when I have a little
We never shall have any more time. We
have, and we have always had, all the time
We shall never be safe unless we already understand in our hearts all that the anti-democrats can say, and have provided for it better than they.
We in Africa are always on the receiving end. We have had human slavery, political slavery, economic slavery and now religious slavery. We in the church are saying no. We are prepared to live by what God says, not what you say. Man shall not sleep with man, woman shall not sleep with woman.
They (opposition) say we are selling out Taiwan and that we lost something, but they never say what exactly we have lost.
The weight of this sad time we must obey,
Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.
The oldest hath borne most: we that are young
Shall never see so much, nor live so long.
Define your terms, you will permit me again to say, or we shall never understand one another.
If anything extraordinary seems to have happened, we can always say that we have been the victims of an illusion. If we hold a philosophy which excludes the supernatural, this is what we always shall say.
Having a period of — well, austerity, shall we say — certainly humbles you.