We incarcerate more African-American men today than were slaves in 1850.
The speed of change today is faster than the human psyche seems able to handle, and it’s increasingly difficult to reconcile the rhythms of our personal lives with the rapidity of a twenty-four-hour news cycle.
Today, most Americans are too cynical, or tired, or both, to even approximate our Founders’ courageous repudiation of injustice.
When it comes to politics today, the devils’ not in the details; the devil’s in the big picture, more often than not just hiding in plain sight.
Today’s average American is more apt to rebel against a tennis shoe not coming in the right color than against the slow erosion of our democratic freedom.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
I try to contrast; life today is full of contrast… We have to change.
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.