Weather Quotes

The idea that you live your life in phases – I’ve never bought that. I feel like I’m the same person who sat in at the draft board in 1965, I’m the same person who joined a fraternity, I’m the same person who got an MFA at Bennington, and I’m the same person who founded Weather Underground. My values are still intact.

God is in everyone and everything. When we save each other or guide each other or just love each other, we are doing God’s work. So God dresses in Eskimo clothing or other disguises, and responds to us whether or not we are aware enough to hear, see, or feel God’s loving guidance. Everything is a tool of God, from DNA to the weather.

When the weather changes and hurricanes hit, nobody believes that the laws of physics have changed. Similarly, I don’t believe that when the stock market goes into terrible gyrations its rules have changed. It’s the same stock market with the same mechanisms and the same people.

This modesty in a sect is perhaps a singular instance in the history of mankind, every other sect supposing itself in possession of all truth, and that those who differ are so far in the wrong ; like a man traveling in foggy weather, those at some distance before him on the road he sees wrapped up in the fog, as well as those behind him, and also the people in the fields on each side, but near him all appears clear, tho’ in truth he is as much in the fog as any of them.

Each petty handCan steer a ship becalm’d; but he that willGovern and carry her to her ends, must knowHis tides, his currents, how to shift his sails;What she will bear in foul, what in fair weathers;Where her springs are, her leaks, and how to stop ’em;What strands, what shelves, what rocks do threaten her.