More offensive and ridiculous than the claim that Obama is a ‘secret muslim’ is the notion (or reality?!) that being muslim is something that one should hide.
Like a shadow,
I am and I am not.
We tend to judge others by their behaviour and ourselves by our intentions.
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
I was not proud of what I had learned but I never doubted that it was worth knowing.
Sometimes I think that the artistic life is a long and lovely suicide, and am not sorry that it is so.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.