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1. "It's not my job to dream your dreams. It's my job to make your dreams become a reality."
Author: Blanche Lincoln
2. "The ability of the 1 percent to buy politicians and regulators is nothing new in American politics - just as inequality has been a permanent part of our economic system. This is true of virtually all political and economic systems."
Author: Eric Alterman
3. "The sun will soon be setting, and corpses make poor company by night. These were dark and dangerous men, alive. I doubt that death will have improved them."
Author: George R.R. Martin
4. "You know, I grew up in two American internment camps, and at that time I was very young."
Author: George Takei
5. "It's really encouraging and inspiring to be around a gathering of so many people ... who really are committed to that vision." (While addressing the American Socialist Party, 2011)"
Author: Glenn Greenwald
6. "Europe was best described, to his mind, as an elaborate engine for dissociating the confined American from that indispensable knowledge, and was accordingly only rendered bearable by these occasional stations of relief, traps for the arrest of wandering western airs."
Author: Henry James
7. "Know. It's all wrong. By rights we shouldn't even be here. But we are. (stands, leans against a wall, looking out into the distance) It's like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger they were. And sometimes you didn't want to know the end. Because how could the end be happy? How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad had happened? But in the end, it's only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer. Those were the stories that stayed with you. That meant something, even if you were too small to understand why. But I think, Mr. Frodo, I do understand. I know now. Folk in those stories had lots of chances of turning back, only they didn't. They kept going, because they were holding on to something."
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
8. "I was a beginner again. I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke."
Author: Jamie Muir
9. "How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!"
Author: John Muir
10. "Let's just say, the American school of suburban angst is not my cup of tea."
Author: Katherine Dunn
11. "A free American girl can accommodate herself to circumstances without the aid of a man." -Nellie Bly"
Author: Matthew Goodman
12. "Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks. Perhaps this person will never be disappointed or disillusioned; perhaps she won't suffer the way people do when they have a dream to follow. But when that person looks back – and at some point everyone looks back – she will hear her heart saying, "What have you done with the miracles that God planted in your days? What have you done with the talents God bestowed on you? You buried yourself in a cave because you were fearful of losing those talents. So this is your heritage; the certainty that you wasted your life."
Author: Paulo Coelho
13. "The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality."
Author: Toni Cade Bambara

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