The hatred of truth is a vice [...] From it comes pride and an enthusiasm for disorder.
Because we have free will, our tomorrows are never determined until we make them day by day.
Southerners have many fine qualities, charm and civility among them, and a sense of the tragic....
That is the best of all things we can do for one another: Make the dark small.
Dogs knew and accepted the hard realities of life that human beings could not acknowledge until those obvious truths were exhaustively described with words, and even then there was often more bitter acknowledgment than humble acceptance.
I've not seen in my lifetime any politician who is a heroic figure. The manipulation that all politicians use on one level or another is so transparent.