Behind all the things we ask for is a deep desire to see the world set right.
We talk about helicopter parents, but society has become filled with helicopter observers, who presume tragedy would be averted if they were in control.
Reason, the thing that separates us from brute beasts, does not liberate us from animality, but it liberates animality itself, for the actualization of a potential that cannot be actualized without reason.
Lesser Feasts and Fasts: "Of all the saints, Francis is the most popular and admired, but probably the least imitated; few have attained to his total identification with the poverty and suffering of Christ."
The ox knows its owner, and the ass its master’s crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.