This was something you had to work through on you own," Jason said. "Besides, I knew you'd do the right thing. " "Oh, right," I said. I wanted to throw something at him. I really did. "And if I hadn't?" Now Jason brandished something he'd been holding behind his back. It was a golf club. "I figured Big Bertha here would drive them away," he said.
I always get into arguments with people who want to retain the old values in painting - the humanistic values that they. . . find on the canvas. If you pin them down, they always end up asserting that there is something there besides the paint on the canvas. My painting is based on the fact that only what can be seen there is there. . . What you see is what you get.
Mahatma Gandhi I would say had perhaps a greater spiritual quality whereas Winston Churchill had besides the courage, ability and above everything else, the ability to put into words what his people felt so that he could always lead them. And my own husband I think had great patience, which you need in a democracy because you have to come to do fundamental things, you have to have the patience to have people educated; and then I think he had a deep interest in human beings as human beings.
[Several candidates talked of problems with the federal Medicare system, particularly concerns about whether it would cover prescription drug costs in the future. ] We're asking senior citizens to make a choice between their health and their income,. . . Medicare is probably the most difficult challenge we face in the next century, because it has a lot to do with other things besides money.
Besides it is an error to believe that rigour is the enemy of simplicity. On the contrary we find it confirmed by numerous examples that the rigorous method is at the same time the simpler and the more easily comprehended. The very effort for rigor forces us to find out simpler methods of proof.