Madame Walker selected Indianapolis as the headquarters for her growing business more than a century ago in 1910 because of its central location and thriving black business community.
I don't remember ever stealing things, but I suppose I was endlessly borrowing money off people.
Because there is no better tool for writing than experience. It has very little to do with grammar and everything to do with knowing.
We're living with the Arabs; we have to understand them... Through knowing the Arabs, you know yourself better.
Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.
Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
The science of booby-trapping has taken a good deal of the fun out of following hot on the enemy's heels.
My mother's belief in spiritual healers grew stronger after our family went through a rough patch following my father's death. Sufi saint Karimullah Shah Kadri changed our lives, and all of us converted to Sufism. But it wasn't an instantaneous decision - it took us 10 years to convert. The change in religion was like washing away the past.
But I will say this: In my humble opinion, knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is. I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.
I know I wouldn't be a New York Yankee if it wasn't for my mom: the guidance she gave me as a kid growing up, knowing the difference from right and wrong, how to treat people and how to go the extra mile and put in extra work, all that kind of stuff.