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Elizabeth Wilson Quotes and Sayings

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Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective,
and recognizes only difference, never inequality,
only fragments, never conflict.
- Elizabeth Wilson

Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at
the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.
- Terry Eagleton

A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern.
Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its
end but in the nascent state,
and this state is constant.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism,
as it's increasingly an art of gesture alone.
- Andrew Eldritch

 

Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable?
- Catharine MacKinnon

Postmodernism cost literature its audience.
- Scott Turow

Postmodernism is an academic theory,
originating in academia with an academic elite,
not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted.
- Catharine MacKinnon

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There's this expression called postmodernism,
which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern,
which now no longer means anything.
- Twyla Tharp

What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural
defense for male violence -
a defense for it wherever it is,
which in effect is a pretty universal defense.
- Catharine MacKinnon

In Modernism, reality used to validate media.
In Postmodernism, the media validate reality.
If you don't believe this, just think how many times
you've described some real event as being 'just like a movie.'
- Brad Holland

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Shoot for the moon.
Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

Science merely quantifies and documents
the relationships among miracles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I renounce all assumptions and expectations.
I thoughtfully consider all possibilities,
and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

I CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration:
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and declare that I will thoughtfully consider
all possibilities and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
- Khalil Gibran

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look
like independent thinkers.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces
of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves,
then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
- Leon Battista Alberti

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors,
and no slave who has not had a king among his.
- Helen Keller

There's a tremendous intellectual fervor among independent filmmakers,
and that has to be cultivated.
- Dan Glickman

I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down
without ceasing among the happy multitude.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising
to create awareness among readers,
nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines
to get their books reviewed.
- Sara Paretsky

Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown
to each other must have a common ground of truth.
- Giambattista Vico

Obesity among young Americans is a serious problem
that can have serious ramifications in the long run.
- Virginia Foxx

The self thus becomes aware of itself,
at least in its practical action, and discovers itself
as a cause among other causes and as an object subject
to the same laws as other objects.
- Jean Piaget

When the French nation gradually came into existence
among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul,
a new language was at the same time slowly evolved.
- Lytton Strachey

To Adam Paradise was home.
To the good among his descendants home is paradise.
- Augustus Hare

Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.
- Publilius Syrus

Among the children of God, it was they who were most
able to rightly divide the word of truth.
- John Nelson Darby

BUT, in terms of attractiveness, speaking in terms
of physical aspects only I think that Argentinean,
Italian, Mexican, and Spanish men are among the most attractive men.
- Alicia Machado

The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.
- James Buchanan

There seems to be this sense among even well-meaning
Americans that Africa is this black hole of murder
and mutilation that can never be fixed,
no matter what aid is brought in.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity,
peace among peoples.
This is the sacred slogan of international socialist
democracy that liberates nations.
- Karl Liebknecht

The bourgeoisie and the petty bourgeoisie have armed
themselves against the rising proletariat with,
among other things, 'culture.'
- George Grosz

I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended,
continuing and perfecting childhood drawing -
without the traditional interruption of academic training.
- Saul Steinberg

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents,
he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
- H. L. Mencken

There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal,
particularly in women.
Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.
- P. J. O'Rourke

In Hollywood, she's revered, she gets nominated for Oscars,
but I've never heard anyone in the public or among my friends say,
'Oh, I love Winona Ryder.'
- Jennifer Lopez

Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.
- Georg Brandes

But the drugs are kind of like taboo,
at least among me and my friends and the people I've worked with.
- Ethan Suplee

There is no justice among men.
- Nicholas II

It was a rich and gorgeous sunset - an American sunset;
and the ruddy glow of the sky was reflected from some
extensive pools of water among the shadowy copses in the meadow below.
- Francis Parkman

No idea is isolated, but is only what it is among all ideas.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Market segmentation s a natural result of the vast
differences among people.
- Donald Norman

A prophet is not without honor except in his own country among his own people.
- Sun Ra

The call of love sounds very hollow among these immobile rocks.
- Gustav Mahler

The most striking development of the great depression
of 1929 is a profound skepticism of the future of contemporary
society among large sections of the American people.
- C. L. R. James


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