Posts Tagged ‘quotations’

Quote of the Week

Posted: September 18, 2018 in Quotes
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“Democracy dies in darkness” – a quote from the Washington Post (I don’t have the article source)

 

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Quote of the Week

Posted: July 21, 2018 in Quotes
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“The time you need to do something is when no one else is willing to do it, when people are saying it can’t be done.” – Mary Frances Berry, American history and law professor

“I found out the way everyone seems to find out these days: an electronic slip. Sometimes it’s a text or voice mail message; in my case it was an email, the modern-day lipstick on the collar.” – Rachel, in the novel, The Girl On the Train, by Paula Hawkins

“Too much has been said about the way technology allows us to experience the illusion of connection and retreat further into hermetic patterns, but it bears repeating that texts, emails, Facebook pokes, and Twitter faves do not a social life make. People are, it would seem, lonelier than ever and also less used to being alone.” – Lena Dunham, Vogue June 2018, p34
“He remains, for many of us, the American that we wish ourselves to be in the world’s sight. To have him widely displayed as our countryman, open to and caring about the rest of the world, and being so amid our current political degradation — this was ever more important and heroic. To lose him now, amid so many fear-mongering, xenophobic tantrums by those engaged in our misrule, is hideous and grievous.” – David Simon, “The Audacity of Despair – June 11 entry in his blog (read the entire entry)

 

“It takes two to speak the truth – one to speak, and another to hear.” – Henry David Thoreau

Quote of the Week

Posted: May 31, 2018 in Quotes
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“The story of a love is not important – what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the onl glimpse we are permitted of eternity.” – Helen Hayes