"In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age."
"Poetry operates by hints and dark suggestions. It is full of secrets and hidden formulae, like a witch's brew."
"Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light."
"I regard romantic comedies as a subgenre of sci-fi, in which the world operates according to different rules than my regular human world."
"We all know we have a problem, a broad problem. Ninety-eight percent of the fuel that is used by our vehicles, our autos and trucks for personal and commercial purposes, for highway and air travel operates on oil. The world has the same problem."
"On bad days, I think I'd like to be a plastic surgeon who goes to Third World countries and operates on children in villages with airlifts, and then I think, 'Yeah, right, I'm going to go back to undergraduate school and take all the biology I missed and then go to medical school.' No. No."
"Knowledge is generally considered a good thing so, presumably, knowing more about how the U.S. thinks and operates around the world is also good."
"What's very important is that we build a space that matters in the world, one that operates according to democratic rules, and that small and large countries enjoy a good relationship."
"With more than 1,300 sites of care, VA operates the largest integrated health care system in the county."
"Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural."