I feel like talking always brings us closer to understanding, rather than...– Melissa Harris-Perry, professor of political science at Tulane University on talking about racism (via thesporkreport)
Watch out for people who have a situational value system, who can turn the charm...– Bill Swanson, former CEO Raytheon
we are always asked to understand the other person’s viewpoint no matter how out-dated foolish or obnoxious. one is asked to view their total error their life-waste with kindliness, especially if they are aged. but age is the total of our doing. they have aged badly because they have lived out of focus, they have refused to see. not their fault? whose fault? mine? I am asked to hide my...
Every success has a trail of failures behind it, and every failure is leading...– it just occured to me
They knew who I was,” she said. “Sometimes I giggled. It was embarrassing.”...– Women by Charles Bukowski