Hilary Beckles Quotes
Effectively, what we are saying to the governments of Europe is, 'OK, after 300 years, you have left these islands in a pretty bad state. You've left them with terrible developmental challenges, and we believe you have a responsibility to return to the Caribbean and participate in the rebuilding of the Caribbean.'
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I hate to disappoint my haters, but I'm not the least bit interested in being a man. I'm perfectly satisfied with the female role.
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
She was a giant in the 20th century for women, and most significantly was a catalyst for change in the American culture. She defined the problem, and then she had the courage to do something about it.
Certainly great persons had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot find it: but if they think with themselves what other men think of them, and that other men would fain be as they are, then they are happy as it were by report, when, perhaps, they find the contrary within.
Happy! Who is happy? Was there not a serpent in Paradise itself? And if Eve had been perfectly happy beforehand, would she have listened to the tempter?
William Makepeace Thackeray
Order, cleanliness, seemliness make a structure that is half support, half ritual, and - if it does not create it - maintains decency.
One might as well try to charge through a wall.
There is a psychological technique which makes it possible to interpret dreams, and ... if that procedure is employed, every dream reveals itself as a psychical structure which has a meaning and which can be inserted at an assignable point in the mental activities of waking life.
The bud stands for all things, even for those things that don't flower...
I source images and ideas from different parts of my experiences, and sometimes they are things that are made-up, or just appear out of nowhere, like out of a dream or an image that I've seen in a book, or even the title of a book that I'm staring at on a shelf. It's a good way to write songs, just stare at a bookshelf!
Julia Natasha Stone
Angus & Julia Stone
Comedy is actually very macho driven.
Until we have seen someone's darkness, we don't really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone's darkness, we don't really know what love is.
All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.