If you want to succeed in your life, remember that past does not equal the future. Because you failed yesterday; or all day today; or a moment ago; or for the last six months; the last sixteen years; or the last fifty years of life, doesn't mean anything. All that matters is: What are you going to do, right now?
This is a question that has gone unanswered for centuries, but, now we know. It requires a bit of explanation. (Don't take the following to heart LOL :P) => If you put a woman on a pedestal and try to protect her from the rat race, you're a male chauvinist. => If you stay home and do the housework, you're a pansy. => If you work too hard, there's never any time for her. => If you don't work enough, you're a good-for-nothing bum. => If she has a boring repetitive job with low pay, this is exploitation. If you... Read more »
The appeal of reading, she thought, lay in its indifference: there was something undeferring about literature. Books did not care who was reading them or whether one read them or not. All readers were equal, herself included. Literature, she thought, is a commonwealth; letters a republic.
It is for these reasons that I believe we must expand day-care centers and provide other assistance which I have recommended to the Congress. At present, the total facilities of all the licensed day-care centers in the Nation can take care of only 185,000 children. Nearly 500,000 children under 12 must take care of themselves while their mothers work. This, it seems to me, is a formula for disaster.
We do not need to divide America over who served and how. I have personally always believed that many served in many different ways. Someone who was deeply against the war in 1969 or 1970 may well have served their country with equal passion and patriotism by opposing the war as by fighting in it.