[The Arc Of American History Almost Inevitably Moves Toward Freedom. Whether It's Lincoln And The Emancipation Proclamation, The Expansion Of Women's Rights Or, Now, Gay Rights, I Think There Is An Almost-inevitable March Toward Greater Civil Liberties.]

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Felix Gilman Quotes

"I have more enemies than I deserve," I said. "I am fighting a losing battle, me against the world. The next century is at stake. Time is running out and my optimism is sorely strained.""Yeah?" he said. "I was young once too."

James H Schmitz Quotes

"[Telzey] took out a pocket edition law library and sat down at the table. She clicked on the librarys viewscreen, tapped the clearing and index buttons. Behind the screen, one of the multiple rows of pinhead tapes shifted slightly as the index was flicked into reading position."

Johanna Verweerd Quotes

"Child, people always look for guilt outside themselves. A person chooses the role of the victim."

Anna Camilleri Quotes

"I had become a girl, then a woman, living in shadow, who could not bear the weight of her own heart - my heart, sunk as stone, silt cradled at the bottom of a lake.It was easy to live in that place for all those years. I had eroticized myself as unbreakable: beyond the reach of any lover I lay with, protected. Fiercely independent, I was a girl who could accelerate from 0 to 140 in ten seconds flat, a good-time girl who left them wanting more.When I started to want more for myself, when that lake became too murky to navigate, I wrestled with the big lie that had become the bedrock of my gender, my desire, my whole self: I am unbreakable. I am not broken."

Christine Upton Quotes

"If their tears could be read,as the blind can read brailleWould your eyes then be openedto another & how they feel?Without condemnation or any aversions from withinCould you set aside judgementwhile seeking total absolution?"

Hanya Yanagihara Quotes

"Writers are praised for having a facility with something man-made, something that can be changed or manipulated at will; but why is augmenting a man-made construction considered an act of brilliance? But perhaps I am not making sense here, so let me put it another way: language has no inherent secrets.But science, specifically the science of disease, was all delicious secrets, dark oily pockets of mystery. Language could be misinterpreted, misconstrued, its rules imposed or ignored at whim. There was no discipline to it. It seemed sometimes a sort of game made up by man to amuse himself with, much as Owen did. But a disease, a virus, a wiggling string of bacteria, existed with or without man, and it was up to us to fathom its secrets."

Toby Reynolds Quotes

"Once you learn the joyof reading a whole world ofdiscovery opens up and youll never look back"

Pat Roberts Quotes

"With our Reserve and Guard units playing increasingly important roles in the war on terror and in Iraq, it is unacceptable to make them jump through any unnecessary hurdles."

Neltje Blanchan Quotes

"Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?"

John Raitt Quotes

"I like the work. If I upped the price, I wouldnt get the work."

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Quotes About My Lovely Friend

"Sometimes I get to put on posh frocks and be Madam Glamour, the vendor of my wares. My lovely friend Kath, a stylist, puts me into things Id never dream of. But my real life is very different. Its very, very home-based - an intense domestic life, thats the core of everything." - Author: Emma Thompson

Quotes About Attitude Images

"Beware, my body and my soul, beware above all of crossing your arms and assuming the sterile attitude of the spectator, for life is not a spectacle, a sea of griefs is not a proscenium, and a man who wails is not a dancing bear." - Author: Aimé Césaire

Quotes About Sir Lancelot

"Thus did I bear Sir Lancelot de Lac to the Keep of Ganleon, whom I trusted like a brother. That is to say, not at all." - Author: Roger Zelazny

Quotes About Hockney

"Im a huge fan of David Hockney. I love the way he keeps reinventing himself." - Author: Antony Sher

Quotes About Pius

"Ut pictura, poesis: erit, quae, si propius stes,Te capiat magis, et quaedam, si longius abstes:Haec amat obscurum: volet haec sub luce videri,Iudicis argutum quae non formidat acumen:Haec placuit semel, haec decies repetita placebit.Poezia i perngjet piktures: njera te terheq me tepernga afer, kurse tjetra prej se largu;kjo e do erresiren, ajo do te shikohet ne drite,sepse aspak nuk frikesohet nga shikimi i kritikut,njera do te pelqehet nje here, kurse tjetra ne vijim dhjete here." - Author: Horace

Quotes About Unification

"I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns." - Author: Jeff Bingaman

Quotes About Correr

"Kublai [Kan] pregunta a Marco:-Cuando regreses al Poniente, ¿repetiras a tu gente los relatos que me hacer a mi?-Yo hablo, hablo -dice Marco- pero el que me escucha solo retiene las palabras que espera. Una es la descripcion del mundo a la que prestas oidos benevolos, otra la que recorrera los corrillos de descargadores y gondoleros del canal de mi casa el dia de mi regreso, otra la que podria dictar a avanzada edad, si cayera prisionero de piratas genoveses y me pusieran el cepo en la misma celda que a un escritor de novelas de aventuras. Lo que dirige el relato no es la voz: es el oido" - Author: Italo Calvino

Quotes About Sharing Riches

"Sitting in the flickering light of the candles on this kerchief of sand, on this village square, we waited in the night. We were waiting for the rescuing dawn - or for the Moors. Something, I know not what, lent this night a savor of Christmas. We told stories, we joked, we sang songs. In the air there was that slight fever that reigns over a gaily prepared feast. And yet we were infinitely poor. Wind, sand, and stars. The austerity of Trappists. But on this badly lighted cloth, a handful of men who possessed nothing in the world but their memories were sharing invisible riches." - Author: Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Quotes About Prohibition Of Alcohol

"That the work of a drinker who had no intention of stopping drinking should become a major propaganda piece in the campaign for Prohibition is surely one of the ironies in the history of alcohol." - Author: Jack London

Quotes About Intimate Connections

"One time I listened to Farmer give a talk on HIV to a class at the Harvard School of Public Health, and in the midst of reciting data, he mentioned the Haitian phrase "looking for life, destroying life," Then he explained, "Its an expression Haitians use if a poor woman selling mangoes falls off a truck and dies." I felt as if for that moment I could see a little way into his mind, It seemed like a place of hyperconnectivity, At moments like that, I thought that what he wanted was to erase both time and geography, connecting all parts of his life and tying them instrumentally to a world in which he saw intimate, inescapable connections between the gleaming corporate offices of Paris and New York and a legless man lying on the mud floor of a hut in the remotest part of remote Haiti. Of all the worlds errors, he seemed to feel, the most fundamental was the "erasing" of people, the "hiding away" of suffering. "My big struggle is how people can not care, erase, not remember." - Author: Tracy Kidder