Before you start some work always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions go ahead.
The stupidity of people comes from having an answer for everything. The wisdom of the novel comes from having a question for everything.
There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?
I think war is based in greed and there are huge karmic retributions that will follow. I think war is never the answer to solving any problems. The best way to solve problems is to not have enemies.
War is not the answer because only love can conquer hate.
The west has a great deal to answer for in the Middle East from Britain's belated empire-building after the First World War to the US and British policy that condemns modern Iraq to the material and social squalor of a half-century ago.
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty I will answer that war is war and not popularity seeking.
But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution the answer is no.
But when will our leaders learn - war is not the answer.
My truth - what I believe - is that there are no answers here and if you are looking for answers you'd better choose the question carefully.
Fiction is a kind of compassion-generating machine that saves us from sloth. Is life kind or cruel? Yes Literature answers. Are people good or bad? You bet says Literature. But unlike other systems of knowing Literature declines to eradicate one truth in favor of another.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate and would not stay for an answer.
I don't think I can answer questions about the trust fund.
We grow in time to trust the future for our answers.
Well the whole story is in the book but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues.
Be willing to trust your instincts especially if you cannot find answers elsewhere.
No greater thing is created suddenly any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom then bear fruit then ripen.
At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer if it ever reach us it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen we must live through all time or die by suicide.
The way you want to respond is to ask a question: Is this technology directly relevant to our hedgehog concept? If the answer is YES then we want to become pioneers not in the technology but in the application of that technology specifically linked to our hedgehog concept.
You can get digital technology that almost is film quality and go make little films and do everything you can to find a little understanding of your own voice and it will grow - Don't take no for an answer - Take every opportunity you can to do something.
I was one of the first authors to have an active website. I'm totally obsessed with technology. I'm always looking for ways to connect with my readers. I answer all my fan mail.
Some people think technology has the answers.
Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions.
The answer of course in the mouth of a Christian teacher is that in Christianity alone is there both present joy and future hope.