Trump had already set new lows in decency, honesty and intellectual incoherence. With his threats against Clinton he took a step down a dark road that every American should renounce
Don Quixote explained himself to Don Diego de Miranda" I have not as mad as foolish as I must have seemed to you... All knights have their own endeavors... since it is my fortune to be counted in the number of knight errant. I cannot help but attack all things that seem to me to fall within the jurisdiction of my endeavors.' (II, 17)
...I think that Quixote tells an organization leader that the good leadership combines an exuberance for life with a commitment in the prosaic duties of leaderhip that leadership is poetry and routine as well as action; that is beauty as well as truth, that appreciation of complexity as well as simplicity, that pursuit pf contradiction as well as coherence, the achivement of grace as well as control.
In the final movement of “Esplanade,” one performer after another runs across the stage, takes a flying leap, looks suddenly back over his or her shoulder, and then crashes to the floor. This is breathtaking in a big way, but it keeps happening, and Annmaria Mazzini has a whole solo made of these staggeringly carefree self-contradictions conducted at a pitch of glorious exuberance.
Matthew Murphy for The New York Times
Boy George crashed the family station wagon into the globe and now the global economy. Yet the more terrified Americans get, the more bizarrely carefree he seems. The former oilman reacted with cocky ignorance a couple of weeks ago when a reporter informed him that gas was barreling toward $4 a gallon.
Definition of bard
nounarchaic or literary
Frog (貶) 法語
"They speak English?"
"Most of 'em speak Frog. There's the Greek chap who teaches English with you. Cocky little bastard. Gave him a black eye one day."
"You've really prepared the ground for me."--The Magus
having no problems or worries:
I remember my carefree student days.
adjective INFORMAL DISAPPROVING
describes a young person who is confident in a way that is unpleasant and sometimes rude:
He's a bit cocky for my liking.exuberant
n Definition: energy, enthusiasm