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You're neither unnatural, nor abominable, nor mad; you're as much a part of what people call nature as anyone else; only you're unexplained as yet—you've not got your niche in creation.
It is bad for the soul to know itself a coward, it is apt to take refuge in mere wordy violence.
Great wars will be followed by great discontents — the pruning knife has been laid to the tree, and the urge to grow throbs through its mutilated branches.
The world hid its head in the sands of convention, so that by seeing nothing it might avoid Truth.
Man could not live by darkness alone, one point of light he must have for salvation -- one point of light.
The realization of great mutual love can at times be so overwhelming a thing, that even the bravest of hearts may grow fearful.
Do try to remember this: even the world's not so black as it is painted
In this world there is only toleration for the so-called normal.
I am one of those whom God marked on the forehead. Like Cain, I am marked and blemished. If you come to me... the world will abhor you, will persecute you, will call you unclean. Our love may be faithful even unto death and beyond – yet the world will call it unclean.
Wars come and wars go but the world does not change: it will always forget an indebtedness which it thinks it expedient not to remember.
What a terrible thing could be freedom. Trees were free when they were uprooted by the wind; ships were free when they were torn from their moorings; men were free when they were cast out of their homes—free to starve, free to perish of cold and hunger.
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Radclyffe Hall was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become a groundbreaking work in lesbian literature.
The Well of Loneliness (1928)
Adam's breed (1926)
A Saturday Life (1925)
Miss Ogilvy Finds Herself (1934)
The sixth beatitude (1936)
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