Can Afric’s muse forgetful prove?
Or can such friendship fail to move
A tender human heart?
Immortal Friendship laurel-crown’d
The smiling Graces all surround
With ev’ry heav’nly Art
I came up in the sixties, which is way after everything else. But we always assumed that we knew white people, that we really sort of understood them. And I found out that if you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else. […go…]
Realism is more my ministry than is unbridled optimism. Hope is too ineffable and far too elusive. Hope allows us to leave what is possible in the hands of others. […go…]
We die only once, and for such a long time. […go…]
Using a thesaurus requires you to think beyond basic words.
The camera pans back and forth a lot, and it’s not all one shot, but the light movement and unromantic undressing for bed show how physically close they are with each other, how really married they are.
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A woman said to me after my speech, “Nobody should ever be bombed.”I replied, “Nothing could be more obvious.” from… Read more 2017/11/17 #SundaySentence
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