Suffering does amazing things to people, they become very different in a very short period of time, in many cases, they get a lot wiser an alot braver and become very much more worth listening to.
In politics as in life, nothing is really hidden, only ignored. A candidate’s character is transparent.
A vibrant, self-sustaining bourgeoisie is the backbone of most successful nations, but it is essential to a democracy.
That great philosopher anonymous once said, never argue with a fool. People might not know the difference.
It is increasingly important to be open-minded.
It is nice to be around people who think differently than you. They challenge your ideas and keep you from being complacent.
I don’t think all people yearn for freedom, actually. I think they yearn for stability.
The best thing about television news is, it’s immediate. Everything at a news network happens quickly.
Countries can survive war and famines and disease. They cannot survive leaders who despise their own people.