“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire,” said the Irish poet William Butler Yeats. In South Carolina, we are spending far too much time trying to fill pails (often with holes in them) and not nearly enough time lighting fires.
When African-Americans marched on Washington to hear the historic ‘I have a dream’ speech by Martin Luther King, they were pressing for a society that looked very much like that in which they already lived
The ringing telephone robbed the director, the musicians, and the audience from the final resolution, that second of silence that signifies the satisfaction of months of hard work, and allows a soft landing right before the applause.
After six months of meaningless resolutions, behind-the-scenes negotiations with lobbyists, lengthy “debates” over bills that don’t matter to anyone, and early adjournments to attend receptions hosted by multibillion-dollar corporations, lawmakers
Somebody – I don’t know who – obviously had enough time and patience to rearrange the letters in the following words to come up with short comments about those words. This was sent to me in a email.... enjoy!