Some people never learn how to talk to kids. They turn up the volume and enunciate with extra care, as if talking to a partially deaf immigrant. They sound as if they're reading lines somebody else wrote for them, or as if what they're saying is really for the benefit of other adults listening and not just for the child. Kids sense that and turn off.
All men of honor are alone.
There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money ... and I can't remember what the other one is.
Money ... those who don't have enough of it are only aware of what it can buy them. When you finally have enough of it you become aware--acutely aware--of all the things it can't buy ... the really important things ... like youth, health, love, peace of mind.
If all the diplomats were kicked out, the UN could be turned into the finest bordello in the world and do just as much, if not more, for international harmony.
No one you'd really like to see in public office has the bad taste to run.
Your believing or not believing in karma has no effect on its existence, nor on its consequences to you. Just as a refusal to believe in the ocean would not prevent you from drowning.