Hans Magnus Enzensberger Quotes
Culture is a little like dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass - you don't see it, but somehow it does something.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger
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People didn't always see a person with a disability who had to use a ramp or elevator as people who have been given unnecessary privileges. But I run into that often now. People are saying, 'Why do we have to go to great expense for these people?'
Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is renewed hope born out of tangible progress on the ground.
Abdullah II of Jordan
My countrymen: we have reached a turning point in our history. The choice is yours. Shall we venture into this brave new world, bright with possibilities, or retreat to the safety of our familiar but sterile past? I am for crossing the frontier.
Go on, have a pasty," said Harry, who had never had anything to share before or, indeed, anyone to share it with. It was a nice feeling, sitting there with Ron, eating their way through all Harry's pasties, cakes, and candies (the sandwiches lay forgotten).
J. K. Rowling
I don't mind talking about 'what might have been,' but I am not one to doubt or regret most of my decisions.
Christianity, Judaism and Islam all share a gospel, loosely, and it's important that we all realize that.
As a poet, I would always hear emcees come up to me and say, 'Yo, you should rap,' and I was like, 'No.' You know, the label was tough for me. I'm a poet. I was proud of that distinction between the two, not wanting to be the other.
Whatever my recorded output is, it's a reflection of a general love of music.
The first thing I do whenever I go to Thailand is seek out the closest restaurant or stall selling mango-and-sticky rice: it's a little hillock of glutinous rice drenched in lashings of coconut milk and served with fresh mango.
I've got to confess I'm a pragmatic optimist myself.
Distance doesn't exist, in fact, and neither does time. Vibrations from love or music can be felt everywhere, at all times.
I think for people that are dealing with this out there, the important thing to know is that this is real. It's called CIU, and there are solutions out there for you.