I wish I could anticipate some of the stories and lies that will be told. It's going to be great to get everyone together so we can tell all of the families, all of the wives and children, just how good we were because they never got to see us play.
One reason I went was to ensure the safety of Shane, and two, was to dispel the lies, and those are the lies. In my opinion, everything she [Judi] says about Michael acting out of character - about him being rude, lazy, drunk - is untrue.
He was no martyr. He was no hero But in the last two years, selfishness gave way to selflessness, lies gave way to truth and indulgence gave way to spirituality, and anyone watching that couldn't help but be moved by it.
The great enemy of thruth is very often not the lie - deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth - persistent, contrived and unrealistic. beliefs in myths allows the comfort od opinion without the discomfort of thought.
As one knows the poet by his fine music, so one can recognize the liar by his rich rhythmic utterance, and in neither case will the casual inspiration of the moment suffice. Here, as elsewhere, practice must precede perfection.