Macht ist ein Werkzeug, Einfluss eine Fähigkeit; eins ist wie eine Faust, das andere wie eine Fingerspitze.
Photographer James Nachtwey has spent his professional life in the places people most want to avoid: war zones and refugee camps, the city flattened by an earthquake, the village swallowed by a flood, the farm hollowed out by famine.
Sei gelangweilt und schau wohin es dich bringt. Die staubige Einöde der Fantasie zu durchqueren lohnt sich, wenn man seine Seele erreichen will.
We know what the birth of a revolution looks like: A student stands before a tank. A fruit seller sets himself on fire. A line of monks link arms in a human chain. Crowds surge, soldiers fire, gusts of rage pull down the monuments of tyrants, and maybe, sometimes, justice rises from the flames.
Summer is not obligatory. We can start an infernally hard jigsaw puzzle in June with the knowledge that, if there are enough rainy days, we may just finish it by Labor Day, but if not, there's no harm, no penalty. We may have better things to do.