Louisiana has got a very specific warmth and humidity and richness of light.
It's not that I am against the rich giving money to charities. I'm all for it, and we should think of ways of encouraging more of it. But I also believe that states, rather than individuals, are ultimately a better bet for delivering a fair and just world and reconciling differing interests.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: 'try being rich first'. See if that doesn't cover most of it. There's not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
There's nothing wrong with acknowledging the panoply of life's rich experience.
The real thing young people should fear is missing out on those few, true, long-term friendships that make for a richer, happier life.
The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
I contend that, in spite of all that might be said about Watergate, Richard Nixon was good for the poor people of America.
You know, Saudi Arabia has a lot of poverty also. Regardless about what you hear about the viceroy and people being rich, et cetera.
If you're poor and you do something stupid, you're nuts. If you're rich and do something stupid, you're eccentric.
Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it's not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.
The traditional story of economists has been to say education explains what the returns are to school. I say, 'Okay, that's fine, but what explains the education? How much is just a matter of my giving you a poor kid versus a rich kid?'
I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.
If I've been indulging in rich foods, a cleanse is a wonderful way to hit the reset button.
Zaha Hadid's Maxxi Museum is proof that Rome and contemporary architecture are no longer a paradox. The building is characteristic Hadid - with curving lines and organic shapes - and the permanent collection already boasts works by Francesco Clemente, William Kentridge, and Gerhard Richter.
I live in a landscape, which every single day of my life is enriching.
For un-subscribe please check the mail footer.