21st-century Author Quotes
I really find listening to and reading the work of lyricists and songwriters as essential to my work as reading poetry itself. It is all poetry.
I have a rather pessimistic outlook on things in general
Jonathan Mitchell (footballer)
Sometimes you meet a person and you just click-you're comfortable with them, like you've known them your whole life, and you don't have to pretend to be anyone or anything.
Words are everything. Words give wings even to those who have been stamped upon, broken beyond all hope of repair.
When you see an object, it seems that you see it as an entire thing first, and only afterwards do its details follow on. But for people with autism, the details jump straight out at us first of all, and then only gradually, detail by detail, does the whole image float up into focus.
The word politics means different things to different social classes. How can politics create a better life if the individuals who create those politics are so lightly touched by its effects, if politics doesn't strike them in the way that it would strike the people of my childhood
Quote of the day
No Jew was ever fool enough to turn Christian unless he was a clever man.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon