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1. "We inherited these principles and these freedoms and we here highly resolve that we shall pass them on, as we will pass on an undivided Republic purged of racism and slavery, to our descendants. The popgun discharges of a few pathetic sectarians and crackpot revisionists are negligible, and will be drowned by the mounting chorus that demands: 'Mr Jefferson! BUILD UP THAT WALL'."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
2. "Kilmartin wrote a highly amusing and illuminating account of his experience as a Proust revisionist, which appeared in the first issue of Ben Sonnenberg's quarterly Grand Street in the autumn of 1981. The essay opened with a kind of encouragement: 'There used to be a story that discerning Frenchmen preferred to read Marcel Proust in English on the grounds that the prose of A la recherche du temps perdu was deeply un-French and heavily influenced by English writers such as Ruskin.' I cling to this even though Kilmartin thought it to be ridiculous Parisian snobbery; I shall never be able to read Proust in French, and one's opportunities for outfacing Gallic self-regard are relatively scarce."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
3. "Societies need heroes. So we travel to places where the revisionists cannot dismantle the great."
Author: David Gemmell
4. "It is a long revisionist road up from the bottom for George W. Bush. He is ranked toward the bottom rung of presidents."
Author: Douglas Brinkley
5. "You know, many people have called me, friends from the nationalist camp, revisionists and so on, from around the world, have called me over the years - and now again because of what happened - and they are all very cynical about the police and the authorities."
Author: Ernst Zundel
6. "But as a German - and I am German-born - we Germans are condemned once again to be radical revisionists."
Author: Ernst Zundel
7. "He doesn't have anything like wisdom of age or hindsight. He's a biased historian of self, an emotional revisionist. We all are, for the most part."
Author: Marc Maron
8. "Change, we were sure, was for the better always. We were revisionists; what we revised was ourselves."
Author: Margaret Atwood
9. "Since the election, since the formation of a government, the death in Iraq has increased. The United States stands by, helpless to do anything about it. That's the reality, not George Bush's revisionist history!"
Author: Mark Shields
10. "He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied."
Author: Monica Lewinsky
11. "You call our upbringing normal?""Mostly, yes! Don't get all revisionist. I was queer and lonely. You were weird and hungry. It wasn't nature or nurture. We're the ones who cultivated our abnormalities."
Author: Rodney Ross

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The counter-argument would be, so what if my sexual relationships are superficial, one can still have satisfying and rewarding relationships with friends, or parents, or siblings, or whatever."
Author: Chester Brown

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