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1. "A theatre is not a blank page for editorial, it is not a soapbox or a Tannoy system: it is a conscience that wakes with what is happening in the space, and wakes further still in response to what people are making of it."
Author: Andrew O'Hagan
2. "From my experience, politicians are much more uncomfortable being made fun of than they are being preached at and screeched at - you know, and the soapbox routine. They're much more uneasy knowing they're a target of ridicule."
Author: Carl Hiaasen
3. "My humour has always come from anger, but I have to make sure I don't just get angry and jump on a soapbox."
Author: Carl Hiaasen
4. "Some lurid things have been said about me—that I am a racist, a hopeless alcoholic, a closet homosexual and so forth—that I leave to others to decide the truth of. I'd only point out, though, that if true these accusations must also have been true when I was still on the correct side, and that such shocking deformities didn't seem to count for so much then. Arguing with the Stalinist mentality for more than three decades now, and doing a bit of soapboxing and street-corner speaking on and off, has meant that it takes quite a lot to hurt my tender feelings, or bruise my milk-white skin."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
5. "She'd once told me that I was probably the only person on earth who'd be given more than one soapbox in their lifetime because their first one had been worn out."
Author: Dorothy Koomson
6. "I'm Irish, yeah, but I don't need to get up on a soapbox about it."
Author: Dylan Moran
7. "One thing you really have to watch as a writer is getting on a soapbox or pulpit about anything. You don't want to alienate readers."
Author: John Grisham
8. "As a novelist, I have a somewhat higher soapbox to stand on than most people do when it comes to talking back to the merchants of fear."
Author: L. Neil Smith
9. "She's claiming assault,verbal and physical abuse,and now that I know Kate's a lesbian, that explains the sexual abuse she tossed it.""I am not a lesbian," Kate fumed. "Though the way she said it was an insult to any rational person who supports freedom of sexual preference." From his expression she realized it wasn't the time to get up on any liberal or feminist soapbox. Instead,she shifted,sulked. "And I never touched her in any sexual way.This is completely out of proportion,Josh and you know it.She gave us grief,and we gave her some back.That's all.""That's not all.The Templeton Resort isn't second-period gym class."
Author: Nora Roberts

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She never says gracias because life is made of survival not grace, she says, and servants are paid to bring what they're asked."
Author: Barbara Kingsolver

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