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A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like the plague the plague it promised to heal.
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And their conviction is that if it is done with that kind of purity it will go somewhere. I believe that with all my heart, but I'm not responsible for its going somewhere.
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And then, of course, the war in Vietnam certainly changed radically my view of the world and of the world of literature.
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Because success is such a weasel word anyway, it's such a horribly American word, and it's such a vamp and, I think it's a death trap.
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I don't have to prove my life. I just have to live.
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I don't know what more to say. I mean, we're all going to die in a world that is worse than when we entered it.
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I just felt that I wanted to write poetry even if it stayed in a drawer somewhere.
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I never met a Jesuit before I applied for the order.
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I think of my brother just out of prison again. He will have spent ten years of the last 30 in prison.
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I was publishing when I was 20, 21. And it really never stopped.
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I'd like to die with my boots on.
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It seems to me that I see a clear path from, let's say this fifth to the eighth millennium, of the Common Era Before Christ and Christ.
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It's also reflective of a young person's religion or faith in that it's highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.
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It's not going to be easy to change things.
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Let it go, and don't, I'm talking about myself, don't ever seek that stuff about celebrity or anything like it.
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Most Americans would agree that Plowshares is a Theatre of the Absurd.
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My father had very little formal education.
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One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible.
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See, at least in principle, Jesuits are supposed to be people who do good work without any thought of the outcome.
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So a whole will and a whole heart and a whole national life bent toward war prevail over the mere desire for peace.
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So if I were to say I'm getting too old and I want to slack off and go low-profile, that would be challenged by them.
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Spirituality was the main issue. Connection with God was the main issue.
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The arms race is worse than it ever was, the dumping of creation down a military rat hole is worse than it ever was, the wars across the earth are worse than they ever were.
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The Jesuits I know who have died and all their lives were great teachers, they're the least remembered people.
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The students go on and they scatter and then you see this great priest after 50, 55 years of teaching, and there might be 25 people at his funeral.
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There is no peace because the making of peace is at least as costly as the making of war - at least as exigent, at least as disruptive, at least as liable to bring disgrace and prison and death in its wake.
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They do good work and they let the outcome go. And it gives a great integrity and substance as far as I'm concerned.
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We have assumed the name of peacemakers, but we have been, by and large, unwilling to pay any significant price.
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We have one of our priests in prison right now, Steve Kelly, for his antiwar actions, and three of us in the community are forbidden to visit him because we're all convicted felons.
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Well, I think I was always sort of reflecting where I was and my sense of surroundings and ecology, urban or country, or foreign, living in Europe, very affected by all of that.
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Well, I've been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
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You can't bank on the outcome.
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You have to sacrifice yourself. I don't want to make a big deal about it, but you have to pay your dues. I wouldn't have it any other way.
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You have to struggle to stay alive and be of use as long as you can.
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You just have to do what you know is right.
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