I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.
Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it’s more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race.
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years.