I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano.

By : Gordon Getty 0 Likes          


Human society sustains itself by transforming nature into garbage.

By : Mason Cooley

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Teenagers who are never required to vacuum are living in one.

By : Fred G. Gosman

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We need only look to our Navajo Code Talkers during World War II to see the value that Native languages bring not only to their culture, but to the security of all Americans.

By : Rick Renzi

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It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society. The community makes God into the image it wants, vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just, and so on.

By : Mary Douglas

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In my career I have never felt that my being a woman was an obstacle or an advantage. I guess I've been oblivious.

By : Carole King

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Patton was living in the Dark Ages. Soldiers were peasants to him. I didn't like that attitude.

By : Bill Mauldin

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Today's message to Baghdad is very clear: the UN Security Council resolution expresses the unity and determination of the entire international community to assume its collective responsibility.

By : Javier Solana

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I am enormously honored to be one of the spokesmen of the New Age Womens Health Campaign, so you'll be seeing me in public service announcements and public appearances supporting the campaign.

By : Karen Duffy

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I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love.

By : Leslie Fiedler

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Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.

By : Margaret Sanger

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If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.

By : Voltaire

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I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.

By : Henri Frederic Amiel

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