“Those of us who submitted or surrendered our ideas and dreams and identities to the ‘leaders’ must take back our rights, our identities, our responsibilities.”
- There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
- There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
- There’s something which impels us to show our inner souls. The more courageous we are, the more we succeed in explaining what we know.
- Those of us who submitted or surrendered our ideas and dreams and identities to the ‘leaders’ must take back our rights, our identities, our responsibilities.
- Though I do manage to mumble around in about seven or eight languages, English remains the most beautiful of languages. It will do anything.
- Timidity makes a person modest. It makes him or her say, ‘I’m not worthy of being written up in the record of deeds in heaven or on earth.’ Timidity keeps people from their good. They are afraid to say, ‘Yes, I deserve it.’
- To take a few nouns, and a few pronouns, and adverbs and adjectives, and put them together, ball them up, and throw them against the wall to make them bounce. That’s what Norman Mailer did. That’s what James Baldwin did, and Joan Didion did, and that’s what I do – that’s what I mean to do.
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