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The connections between and among women are the most feared,
by Adrienne Rich

The connections between and among women are the most feared,
the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
- Adrienne Rich

The moment of change is the only poem.
- Adrienne Rich

Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
- Adrienne Rich

It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness;
it can also be confusing,
disorienting, and painful.
- Adrienne Rich

 

Lying is done with words and also with silence.
- Adrienne Rich

I keep coming back to you in my head,
but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons.
- Adrienne Rich

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a
taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life.
It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male
right of access to women.
- Adrienne Rich

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Life on the planet is born of woman.
- Adrienne Rich

A thinking woman sleeps with monsters.
- Adrienne Rich

The repossession by women of our bodies will bring
far more essential change to human society than the
seizing of the means of production by workers.
- Adrienne Rich

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language,
which is the power of our ultimate relationship to
everything in the universe.
- Adrienne Rich

The mind's passion is all for singling out.
Obscurity has another tale to tell.
- Adrienne Rich

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice,
cannot avoid cheating truth.
- Adrienne Rich

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions,
false memories, false namings of real events.
- Adrienne Rich

False history gets made all day, any day,
the truth of the new is never on the news.
- Adrienne Rich

When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility
for more truth around her.
- Adrienne Rich

They can rule the world while they can persuade us
our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide,
than a life of famine and suicide...?
- Adrienne Rich

The worker can unionize, go out on strike;
mothers are divided from each other in homes,
tied to their children by compassionate bonds;
our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form
of physical or mental breakdown.
- Adrienne Rich

We might possess every technological resource...
but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless,
our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles,
our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative.
- Adrienne Rich

The mother's battle for her child with sickness,
with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation
and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle,
waged in love and in the passion for survival.
- Adrienne Rich

A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill,
what and when to burn, or even how to theorize.
It reminds you...
where and when and how you are living and might live,
it is a wick of desire.
- Adrienne Rich

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe.
High-speed Internet connections and low-cost,
skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
- Bob Taft

Nonsense and beauty have close connections.
- E. M. Forster

Eventually everything connects - people,
ideas, objects.
The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.
- Charles Eames

When I severe my connections with the A.I.A.
I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride
and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
- Ralph Thomas Walker

Between understanding and faith immediate connections must subsist.
- Marquis de Sade

I wanted to make connections between Whale's past and present.
- Bill Condon

There is an expression now that is commonly used about
these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal,
because they have connections to the outside world.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

Knowing what I do now, I don't know if I'd ever have
the balls to go to film school,
with no connections and no knowledge of the business side at all.
- Michael Patrick Jann

I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there,
so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood,
and they promised me work and so on.
- Marc Davis

For most women, the language of conversation is primarily a language of rapport:
a way of establishing connections and negotiating relationships.
- Deborah Tannen

I have gone through a period of seeking to understand
what or how strong or what are the connections I have to God.
- Peter Jennings

The dog, on the other hand, has few or no ideas because
his brain acts in coarse fashion and because there
are few connections with each single process.
- Edward Thorndike

Your connections might get you in the door,
but it won't keep you there.
And if you haven't prepared, you'll suck.
- Vic Mignogna

I've spent my career trying to help people without
connections understand what's going on so that they
have a chance of getting a fair shake from the connected and the powerful.
- Allan Sloan

Some broad themes brought me where I am today.
At a very young age, my hobby became thinking and finding connections.
- Dean Kamen

What we're always looking for is weird social issues
and weird connections to make.
Luckily for them, there's no shortage of material.
- Trey Parker

People today sometimes get uncomfortable with empirical
claims that seem to clash with their political assumptions,
often because they haven't given much thought to the connections.
- Steven Pinker

I didn't have a lot of independent film connections.
It really took until the digital film revolution came
along that I realized that I could do it myself.
- Harry Shearer

Angels are spirits, flames of fire; they are higher than man,
they have wider connections.
- Matthew Simpson

Burleigh, absolutely; and a lot about Elizabeth.
I mean I found when I play Henry V a lot of connections
with the hidden history of the connection between Francis Bacon and Elizabeth.
- Mark Rylance

Hack fiction exploits curiosity without really satisfying
it or making connections between it and anything else in the world.
- Vincent Canby

I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes,
and a vehicle often helps to do that.
I have a relationship to car culture.
It isn't really about loving cars.
It's sort of about needing them.
- Matthew Barney

What is more important is that Foreign Service Officers understand business,
about the needs of U.S.
business and how to help U.S.
companies make the right connections abroad.
- Lawrence Eagleburger

The details are details.
They make the product.
The connections, the connections, the connections.
It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.
- Charles Eames

History creates comprehensibility primarily by arranging
facts meaningfully and only in a very limited sense
by establishing strict causal connections.
- Johan Huizinga

If, then, faith widens the connections,
it elevates the man.
- Matthew Simpson

Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
- Joseph Brodsky

Beneath words and logic are emotional connections that
largely direct how we use our words and logic.
- Jane Roberts

I have walked around the same streets so many times,
and then seen a place that had been hidden to me.
I now know the sites in a way that makes me think I
could have made better use of the connections between place and snowball.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Without solid connections between homicides,
we may have the reverse problem of believing three
local murders are the work of one serial killer when
they may actually be the work of three!
- Pat Brown

The more connections you and your lover make,
not just between your bodies, but between your minds,
your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen
the fabric of your relationship,
and the more real moments you will experience together.
- Barbara de Angelis

In terms of the idea of long-term occupation -
I have been reading a little bit more about this period -
and you can see in that occupation are many lessons
for the current occupation of Iraq.
So we have these connections that go way back that people aren't aware of.
- Edwidge Danticat

But I can tell you that the issue, on one side,
boils down to money - a lot of money.
And it boils down to people and their connections with this money,
and that's the portion that, even with this book,
has not been mentioned to this day.
- Sibel Edmonds

We made connections between the monsters created by
war and the monsters he created,
the typical outcast that Whale was attracted to,
and the monster in himself, that's inside all of us.
- Bill Condon

You can go from doing something quite silly to something
dead serious in the blink of an eye,
and if you're making those connections with your audience
then they're going to go right along with it.
- Bruce Springsteen

This is not the first time that Mexican authorities
have handed over an Arab from a country with known
Al Qaeda connections to a local sheriff across the border.
FBI picks them up and disappears.
- John Culberson

With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband
connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia,
and we saw that the traditional way of communicating
by phone no longer made a lot of sense.
- Niklas Zennstrom

There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero.
It doesn't take money.
It doesn't take connections.
What matters is that people get involved.
Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be,
everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.
- Debi Mazar

My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories
through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal
people that you must always protect people's sacred status,
regardless of the pest.
- Steve Irwin

My object will be, first, to show by what connections
the history of the fossil bones of land animals is
linked to the theory of the earth and why they have
a particular importance in this respect.
- George Cuvier

In fact, from then on scholars engaged in a kind of
game of comparing different Indo-European languages with one another,
and eventually they could not fail to wonder what exactly
these connections showed,
and how they should be interpreted in concrete terms.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

The human mind evolved always in the company of the human body,
and of the animal body before it was human.
The intricate connections of mind and body must exceed our imagination,
as from our point of view we are peculiarly prevented from observing them.
- John Desmond Bernal

Most American fascists are enthusiastically supporting the war effort.
They are doing this even in those cases where they
hope to have profitable connections with German chemical
firms after the war ends.
- Henry A. Wallace

If I'm not in shape, it feels like something is wrong.
If I haven't been able to get to class for a while or I've been sick,
I don't feel complete.
It doesn't feel like the electricity is making its connections.
- Bebe Neuwirth

Everyone is looking for connections between the songs.
I don't usually approach a record as a concept.
There's no overriding theme I'm trying to represent.
It's all about the individual songs.
- Tracy Chapman

More immediately, I'm currently working on another
Dracula in which there will be connections with ancient Egypt.
That's about as far as I want to go in commenting on current work.
- Fred Saberhagen

He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is,
or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country.
There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country,
who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations
in his private connections.
- Samuel Adams

I get excited about what the Holy Spirit is doing now
through all the people he is refining and raising up all over this planet.
I love connections and relationship and networking
but it must be led by the Spirit.
- Daniel Smith

If what is seen and experienced is portrayed
in the language of logic,
we are engaged in science.
If it is communicated through forms
whose connections are not accessible
to the conscious mind but are
recognized intuitively as meaningful,
then we are engaged in art.
- Albert Einstein

So, the point was to be able to have a medium that
would record all the connections and all the structures
and all the thoughts that paper could not.
Since the computer could hold any structure in any form,
this was the way to go.
- Ted Nelson


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