Alan Barth Quotes
Loyalty in a free society depends upon the toleration of disloyalty.
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I don't think there is much American music.
I really want to try soccer after I retire because I've watched football over the years and I think I could be a good contender.
Sure, if you're a well to do family, you always have the option of sending your children to private schools where teachers spend less time disciplining kids and more time teaching them. However, this option is beyond the reach of most households. And this is what makes school vouchers such a promising solution for lower and middle income families.
Technically a memoir, 'The Woman Warrior' becomes almost magical through its inclusion of folk tales, dreams, and revisions.
Karen Joy Fowler
True love's the gift which God has givenTo man alone beneath the heaven:It is not fantasy's hot fire,Whose wishes, soon as granted, fly;It liveth not in fierce desire,With dead desire it doth not die;It is the secret sympathy,The silver link, the silken tie,Which heart to heart, and mind to mindIn body and in soul can bind.
Our principal constraints are cultural. During the last two centuries we have known nothing but exponential growth and in parallel we have evolved what amounts to an exponential-growth culture, a culture so heavily dependent upon the continuance of exponential growth for its stability that it is incapable of reckoning with problems of non-growth.
M. King Hubbert
When the system does not recognize me I'm not devastated.
I barely got out of school, I got out of school, mainly, because I was a champ, and I actually didn't pass. I won't name the teachers that put me through, but I want. If I was not a Muslim, or a follower of the Honorable Elijah Mohammed I couldn't talk to somebody for two minutes. I believe I can hold my own as an intelligent conversation, but it all come from the Honorable Elijah Mohammed.
I have to hope that my instincts will do the right thing, because I can't erase what I have done. And if I drew something first, then my paintings would be illustrations of drawings.
We talk about taking "pleasure in a thing": but in truth it is pleasure in ourselves, mediated by a thing.
All truly historical peoples have an idea they must realize, and when they have sufficiently exploited it at home, they export it, in a certain way, by war; they make it tour the world.
I really like guys who have confidence, but not the cocky over-the-top confidence.
Carly Rae Jepsen