When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.

In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.

Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer, I had the advantage of being the first one out.

In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with and not against my nature.

I've always thought that a feeling which changes never existed in the first place.