[I Excavate History. I Look At Lives Buried Under Too Much Silence. Periods Of Time, Like Slavery, Have To Be Revisited, Reimagined, So We Can Move Through Them.]

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"Behind Nat someone chuckled. Nat turned. Dr. Bentley was looking at him with a twinkle. "Is this a political argument?"Nat shrugged. "No argument at all. Bens got an article there that talks against the President. I said I didnt want to hear it. I said that sort of thing ought to be stopped."To Nats amazement, Dr. Bentley shook his head. "No, Nat. We cant have freedom—unless we have freedom."Nat stiffened. "Does that mean right to tell lies?"Dr. Bentley smiled. "It means the right to have our own opinions. Human problems arent like mathematics, Nat. Every problem doesnt have just one answer; sometimes you get several answers—and you dont know which is the right one."

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Quotes About The Sunshine

"The hands of those I meet are dumbly eloquent to me. The touch of some hands is an impertinence. I have met people so empty of joy, that when I clasped their frosty finger-tips, it seemed as if I were shaking hands with a northeast storm. Others there are whose hands have sunbeams in them, so that their grasp warms my heart. It may be only the clinging touch of a childs hand; but there is as much potential sunshine in it for me as there is in a loving glance for others. A hearty handshake or a friendly letter gives me genuine pleasure." - Author: Helen Keller

Quotes About Blossoming

". Deeply, he felt the love for the run-away in hisheart, like a wound, and he felt at the same time that this wound hadnot been given to him in order to turn the knife in it, that it had tobecome a blossom and had to shine. , the wound was not blossoming yet, his heart was still fighting hisfate, cheerfulness and victory were not yet shining from his suffering.Nevertheless, he felt hope" - Author: Hermann Hesse

Quotes About Not Proposing

"In Jungian circles, shame is often referred to as the swampland of the soul. Im not suggesting that we wade out into the swamp and set up camp. Ive done that and I can tell you that the swampland of the soul is an important place to visit, but you would not want to live there. What Im proposing is that we learn how to wade through it. We need to see that standing on the shore and catastrophisizing about what could happen if we talked honestly about our fears is actually more painful than grabbing the hand of a trusted companion and crossing the swamp. And, most important, we need to learn why constantly trying to maintain our footing on the shifting shore as we gaze across to the other side of the swamp—where our worthiness waits for us—is much harder work than trudging across." - Author: Brené Brown

Quotes About Practical Life

"I would have practically done all my films in 3D. There is something that 3D gives to the picture that takes you into another land and you stay there and its a good place to be. (…) Its like seeing a moving sculpture of the actor and its almost like a combination of theater and film combined and it immerses you in the story more. I saw audiences care about the people more. The minute it started people wanted three things: color, sound and depth. You want to recreate life." - Author: Martin Scorsese

Quotes About Newly Engaged Couples

"So what advice does your website offer?""According to this, newly engaged couples touch all the time. They cant bear to be next to each other and not feel each other. Does that mean I have permission to stroke your breasts in public? Maybe this wont be so bad after all." - Author: Sarah Morgan

Quotes About Strength After Love

"Look at the four-spaced yearThat imitates four seasons of our lives;First Spring, that delicate season, bright with flowers,Quickening, yet shy, and like a milk-fed child,Its way unsteady while the countrymanDelights in promise of another year.Green meadows wake to bloom, frail shoots and grasses,And then Spring turns to Summers hardiness,The boy to manhood. Theres no time of yearOf greater richness, warmth, and love of living,New strength untried. And after Summer, Autumn,First flushes gone, the temperate season hereMidway between quick youth and growing age,And grey hair glinting when the head turns toward us, Then senile Winter, bald or with white hair,Terror in palsy as he walks alone." - Author: Ovid

Quotes About Battalion

"God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best." - Author: Voltaire

Quotes About Censura

"No publiques con facilidad lo que pienses, ni ejecutes cosa no bien premeditada primero. Debe ser afable; pero no vulgar en el trato. Une a tu alma con vínculos de acero aquellos amigos que adoptaste después de examinada su conducta; pero no acaricies con mano pródiga a los que acaban de salir del cascarón y aún están sin plumas. Huye siempre de mezclarte en disputas, pero no una vez metido en ellas, obra de manera que tu contrario huya de ti. Presta el oído a todos, y pocos la voz. Oye las censuras de los demás; pero reserva tu propia opinión. Sea tu vestido tan costoso cuanto tus facultades lo permitan, pero no afectado en su hechura; rico, no extravagante: por que el traje dice por lo común quién es el sujeto..." - Author: William Shakespeare

Quotes About Empowerment Through Education

"I sat down in 1989 and I made up my mind at that point that I was going to spend the rest of my life assisting women and youth to gain social and political empowerment through business and education. I convinced myself economic empowerment of women was going to be key, especially in a country like this where most women didnt go to school." - Author: Joyce Banda

Quotes About Sympathize

"People pontificate, "Suicide is selfishness." Career churchmen like Pater go a step further and call in a cowardly assault on the living. Oafs argue this specious line for varying reason: to evade fingers of blame, to impress ones audience with ones mental fiber, to vent anger, or just because one lacks the necessary suffering to sympathize. Cowardice is nothing to do with it - suicide takes considerable courage. Japanese have the right idea. No, whats selfish is to demand another to endure an intolerable existence, just to spare families, friends, and enemies a bit of soul-searching." - Author: David Mitchell