Barbara Walters Quotes
We thought that he was going to be - I shouldn't say this at Christmastime - but the next messiah.
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You are rich if and only if money you refuse tastes better than money you accept.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
I think we make the movies, initially, with the one movie in mind. But we do love the characters, and so we kind of miss the characters when the movie is over. But I think what happens is, every now and then you realize there's more to tell, or an idea comes up.
Isn't privacy about keeping taboos in their place?
In the garment trades, on the other hand, the presence of a body of the disfranchised, of the weak and young, undoubtedly contributes to the economic weakness of these trades.
People review my comic books. People review every article I write - 'The Atlantic' even publishes them. A great deal of the critique of 'Between the World and Me' was from a feminist perspective. bell hooks pushed back, among others. Some of that has value. Some of it does not. I try my best to separate the wheat from the chaff.
He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity.
The prose writer drags meaning along with a rope, the poet makes it stand out and hit you.
T. E. Hulme
Internet forums are kind of fun and stuff, but what's really weird is how they fucking give such a shit about how I'm spelling. It's like, what, I worked to be a clerical worker? I didn't take typing class, assholes.
The peasantry, having lifted itself up out of its medieval status, cannot politically generate it's own rage. - Speech in Paris, 1934
I've worn down America.
For me, as a woman in one of the less diverse fields - electrical engineering, which is what I studied in college - it was hard to persist and really build a career. Some of the things I experienced were really scary, and they weren't experiences that I wanted for my daughter.
I remembered staffing a volunteer table for ACT UP in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood in 1991, on the corner of Castro and 18th Street, and on my table were posters, stickers, and t-shirts that bore the same slogan in all caps - ACT UP slogan house style. I wore one of those shirts to model for passers-by.