A gender-equal society would be one where the word 'gender' does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.
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Author: Gloria Steinem
The Love that moves the sun and the other stars.
Only a fool lights a fire and tries to hide at the same time.
Scientists talk about dark matter, the invisible, mysterious substance that occupies the space betwe
Wendy Belle wasn't the type of model foreign princes married. Yes, tall and graceful, but she didn't
In our lives, we need some hope to be able to proceed to the next ladder, without it, we're failures
When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all
It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing nega
I got a little house in East L.A. and did the gardening. I was doing some acting here and there, doi
The further you go, the more you're going to need the people you started with.
There are marvelous sea creatures whose existences can be viewed only within the deep blue sea, and
God is the source of all knowledge.
Judge not the value of a friend by the number of boy- or girlfriends they helped you get. But by the
City Of Lost S…
No one blames her.""That never matters," said Alec. "Not when you blame yourself.
We have to keep company with supposedly bad characters if we are to survive and not succumb to menta
But it is infamous that they have not told you!’ declared Eustacie. ‘Je n’en reviendrai jamais!’‘If
You do not have to be alone. The world never inflicts loneliness upon us. That is something we choos
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, th
A scientist has to be neutral in his search for the truth, but he cannot be neutral as to the use of
I looked at the girl serving refreshments to the guests, with a smile on her face. She was in her te
The mouth is but a megaphone to the desires of the heart.
A whoosh and the lines of fire sucked back toward Ayden, flames disappearing into his hands. Back to
It always bothers me when I hear Rwanda's genocide described as a product of "ancient tribal hatreds
She is like a flower. Her smile illuminates the whole world.
Young Adult No…
My hands are in his hair and his arms wrap around my waist tighter. I know what Henry does to me. I’
We can revolutionize the attitude of inner city brown and black kids to learning. We need a civil ri
Henry Louis Gates
The strong man lit a cigarette. It looked too frail for his hand. They looked like King Kong and Fay
Yo Mama's so fat, her ass has its own congressman!
Oliver Oliver Reed
Everything happens at the open window, the portal into another world. Our experience of life depends
Where there is life, hope prevails.
Heroes aren't heroes because they worship the light, but because they know the darkness all to well
A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
Talking to men for God is a great thing, but talking to God for men is greater still. He will never
At the approach of a certain dark hour, the light of Heaven fills those who are quitting the light o
Obviously, our children, who have been playing with their computers since the age of five or six, do
Young Adult Fi…
Remember, Shaw, that the power of the dagger lies not only in the visual, but also the symbolic.
Prof McGonagall : ... bravery doesn't forgive stupidity. ...
I look at my grandparents and what they dealt with in the Japanese internment in Arizona. That sense
Consistency is good, but progress is better.
I do understand that they fall when I'm least able to pay attention because poems fall not from a tr
Embrace one another with brotherly love.
I was as terrible at giving compliments as I was at receiving them.
To the cowards, change is a want; to the weak, change is a wish; but to the brave, change is a must.
In practical life we are compelled to follow what is most probable
Coming Of Age
All of the crazy, risky, wild, dangerous, irrational things I'd been doing, like rushing through my
Being a control freakis a sign of a vulnerableself-esteem. The betteryou feel about yourselfthe less
I was mortified by the prospect of becoming hopelessly trapped in someone else's story.
Everything is figureoutable
Serpent S Shad…
Um ,sorry. I cant read the last line.""Fish. Have you stolen any fish from the holy lakes?""I lived
If values are woven into the very concept of education, where is the need for separate value educati
The real plague is willful ignorance and education can't cure that.
It is heroic to prepare for war with a tyrant power. Patriots will always win the admiration of mank
John Boyle O'Reilly
Ideas are substitutes for sorrows...
When you get older, you learn certain life lessons. You apply that wisdom, and suddenly you say, 'He
Refuse anxiety. When you borrow trouble against what might be, you neglect the moment you have now t
The nicest veterans in Schenectady, I thought, the kindest and funniest ones, the ones who hated war
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
If the concept of God has any validity or any use, it can only be to make us larger, freer, and more
Always have Hope, for without Hope there is no surprise.
Verbal arguments should always be suspect.
People's sense of how they talk tends to differ from the reality.
That was one tiny trailer when both girls wanted to watch TV or use the computer or the bathroom at
Where else," I will say, "does an old turtle crossing the path Make all the difference in the world?
I try to read and write something interesting every day.
We are all of the same substance, the same life. Though there are many differences between us, those
Sally Wiener Grotta
Excellence results from the accumulation of proper choices compounded over time.
I do not need a trophy to tell myself that I am the best.
It is only in his work that an artist can find reality and satisfaction, for the actual world is les
I'm lazy! I hate work! Hate hard work in all its forms! Clever shortcuts, that's all I'm about!
So you didn’t tell me it was a messed-up idea to keep this all a secret because. . .” Because experi
The old university attitude of 'publish or perish' has changed. Students and academics are realising
Making your dad happy is - especially for an Italian Catholic girl, I'll tell you - it feels really
A warrior walks alone in the dark.
It is far more difficult to ask the right question than it is to find the correct answer.
Neil E. Clement
It takes great courage and determination, to keep looking for light in all the darkness of life.
Menna van Praag
Misinformation and disinformation about ritual abuse and mind control trauma and psychotherapy to tr
Ellen P. Lacter
The world is built with words.
How do you tell if something's alive? You check for breathing.
Up the still, glistening beaches,Up the creeks we will hie,Over banks of bright seaweedThe ebb-tide
Nature when she invented manufactured and patented her authors contrived to make critics out of t
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Be the kind of grown up you needed as a child.
There is no excess of goodness. You cannot go too far in the right direction.
When we over emphasis that we need God for every little thing, then we begin to depend on miracles.
…Amongst these legends of dragon hoards,Where secret, precious things are stored,There golden nugget
T. William Watts
I believe I've come to understand something. Love isn't always big and dramatic. It's big, it's deep
You know, you can't make someone love you again. No matter how much you might want it. Sometimes, un
They found records and video-cassettes at their place, a deck of cards, a chess set. In other words,
I can't say I'm thankful about being German because I sometimes experience it as a huge burden. But
People in Russia adapt to misery by a deep, deep humor.
There has to be innate circuitry that does the learning, that creates the culture, that acquires the
It's extremely important just to keep things positive and happy as much as we can... I think it's im
Even though every identity marker I have can be taken from me, the grace and peace of the Trinity ov
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend
Dreaming is the day job of novelists, but sharing our dreams is a still more important task for us.
We ought to know that all people are not the same and so we must not expect the same attitude from a
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A bird is safe in its nest - but that is not what its wings are made for.
I rejoice that horses and steers have to be broken before they can be made the slaves of men, and th
Henry David Thoreau
In Australia the Man Booker is sometimes seen as something of a chicken raffle. I just didn’t expect
The very last thing I needed was fire burning through my palms.
L S May
This summer one-third of the nation will be ill-housed ill-nourished and ill-clad. Only they call
Two wrongs' create an additional problem.'A wrong' plus 'A right' creates a remorse.'Two rights' cre
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