"There’s no equity, dividend or residual value in a splenectomy."

"The eastern European country will give up about 5 percent of its total land, or 9 percent of its arable farmland to feed China’s burgeoning population."

"When I first came to South Korea, a two-day weekend felt too long and boring to me."

"We don't remember in isolation—and that's a good thing."

"Ultimately, Washington will have to be honest about what it wants and what that will cost."