No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
Falling ill is not something that happens to us, it is a choice we make as a result of things happening to us
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.
To approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, let the genie out of the bottle. It is to start a new train of events that is beyond your control..
When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news.
Transmitted at the speed of light, all events on this planet are simultaneous. In the electric environment of information all events are simultaneous, there is no time or space separating events.
Do not seek to have events happen as you want them to, but instead want them to happen as they do happen, and your life will go well
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.
The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order: the continuous thread of revelation.
There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
All epoch-making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written, but by the spoken word
There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.