I’m black, blind, seriously smart, and sensitive. No age would be easy for me. At least the culture had culture then, it had style.
Hope, love and faith are in the waiting.
I have learned a great deal from novels. Some of it is even true.
The most identifying trait of humanity is our abilty to be inhumane to one another.
He held the sandwich in his right hand, a cigarette in his left, alternating between the two. When witness to this, I always hoped that in error he would take a bite of the cigarette or attempt to smoke the sandwich, but he never became confused.
Melancholy can be seductive when it’s twined with self-pity.
What we’re talking about here is goodness, mercy, and justice- and those are not fantasies. They’ll exist whether you believe in them or not. However, if you believe, then you’ll put your beliefs in action; and if you act you will help ensure that evil doesn’t triumph. But only if you act.
lies such as love, guilt, hate, courage, loyalty, and honor.
The hard rain nailed the night to the city.
Were you always such a snake,” the child asked, “or did you grow into what you are?