Thursday, July 3, 2014

Quotations on thinking, speaking and writing (28)

“The sadness of the women’s movement is that they don’t allow the necessity of love. See, I don’t personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.”
~Maya Angelou (pictured)

“Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.”
~Woodrow Wilson

“Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.”
~Lord Acton

“There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.”
~Marie Antoinette

“Live like you’ll die tomorrow, work like you don’t need the money, and dance like nobody’s watching.” [Ungrammatical but hearty.]
~Bob Fosse

“I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it.”

The Takeaway: Keep an open mind.

See disclaimer.

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