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Kathleen Raine Quotes and Sayings

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I couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil,
but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful.
- Kathleen Raine

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

I claim that human mind or human society
is not divided into watertight compartments
called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up.
You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who
claim they are treating pregnant men.
- Isaac Asimov

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Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

We can live our own lives in a way that does not bring
reproach on the principles we claim to support.
- Jesse Helms

I always believed that women have rights and that there
are some women that are intelligent enough to claim those rights.
There are some others that are stupid enough not to.
- Shakira

Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism.
They have a distorted understanding of the traditional
values they claim to defend.
- Christopher Lasch

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded.
People really need to spend time in the Bible getting
to know the God they claim to love.
- Willie Aames

I sometimes truly despair at ever being meaningfully
altered and affected by the things I claim are so important to me.
- Olympia Dukakis

Freedom is not something that one people can bestow on another as a gift.
Thy claim it as their own and none can keep it from them.
- Kwame Nkrumah

This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++,
but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better
language than it is today.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

My most resolute opponents believe that I am too visible,
that I am a little too alive, that my name echoes too
much in the texts which they nevertheless claim to be inaccessible.
- Jacques Derrida

I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined,
and that we can do nothing to change it,
look before they cross the road.
- Stephen Hawking

It is important for us consciously to say,
or claim, only the things we want rather than what we do not want.
- Darren L. Johnson

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why,
when I am in special need of help, the good deed is
usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
- William Feather

So far as the economic condition of society and the
general mode of living and thinking were concerned,
I might claim to have lived in the time of the American Revolution.
- Simon Newcomb

We decline the claim to power by parties which want
to own their followers body and soul,
and which want to put themselves over and above the whole nation.
- Franz von Papen

The rightful claim to dissent is an existential right of the individual.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Back then when Chomsky and Herman wrote,
the left, myself among them, all knew that something
terrible was happening in Vietnam,
though most now claim to remember otherwise.
- James Donald

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes
a claim upon men's hearts,
as for that subtle something, that quality of air that
emanation from old trees,
that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

What moves me is neither ethnocentric pride nor sectarian arrogance.
I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures.
But it is mine.
- Theodore Bikel

I was the executive editor on a little magazine called Greek Accent,
whose only claim to fame is that its art director went
on to be the art director of Discover for many years.
- Jane Haddam

In my view you cannot claim to have seen something
until you have photographed it.
- Emile Zola

I could not claim them because I was not supposed to be flying in combat.
- Adolf Galland

It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim
that it is acting on the defensive.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

The insidiousness of science lies in its claim to be not a subject,
but a method.
- Katherine Fullerton Gerould

The claim that the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
were attacked because fundamentalists hate our prosperity
and freedom is a ridiculous lie.
- L. Neil Smith

I haven't had a stationary home since going with the circus,
but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 years
ago and my sister lives here now,
I always claim it as home.
- Emmett Kelly

I'm not certain that the BBC can claim to be making
a wide enough range of distinctive programmes to make the case convincingly.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise,
he missed the Internet, like a barreling freight train
that he didn't hear or see coming.
- Jim Clark

Words without deeds is an affront to the principle
that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values
we as public servants claim to love.
- Jon Corzine

Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.
- John Churton Collins

Waste is worse than loss.
The time is coming when every person who lays claim
to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly.
The scope of thrift is limitless.
- Thomas A. Edison

Getting buried alive will always be my claim to fame.
- Crystal Chappell

Know how to effectively voice a complaint or make a claim at a retail store.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus.
It's bogus because you could make exactly the same
claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
- Tom Allen

My claim is that we do not have a market economy,
but a capitalist economy.
- David Korten

I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to
other cultures or that the Jewish song is better than the song of my neighbor.
- Theodore Bikel

I do not know who there is among us that can claim
to know God's purpose and God's intent.
- Theodore Bikel

And then, of course, there's a couple that claim to be,
but I haven't done any DNA tests or anything.
- Merle Haggard

I claim there ain't Another Saint As great as Valentine.
- Ogden Nash

Mickey Mouse...
is always there-he's part of my life.
That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame.
- Annette Funicello

I don't want ever to be guilty of what my critics claim:
doing formula without original elements.
- Piers Anthony

First of all, I can't really claim to be a great chef.
- Martin Yan

There are no black conservatives.
Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin,
but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological.
They have forgotten their roots.
- Stephen Carter

Birth on U.S.
territory has never been an absolute claim to citizenship.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Businesses should no longer be allowed to depress wages
by hiring illegal labor and then falsely claim that
Americans don't want to do the jobs.
- Dana Rohrabacher

Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails
to fulfill its obligations.
- Martin L. Gross

In 1976 I wrote a lot about women trying to claim the right to work.
- Cathy Guisewite

The smallest minority on earth is the individual.
Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
- Ayn Rand

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world,
but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
- Helen Rowland

Liberals seem to assume that, if you don't believe
in their particular political solutions,
then you don't really care about the people that they claim to want to help.
- Thomas Sowell

Woman's destiny is to be wanton, like the bitch,
the she-wolf; she must belong to all who claim her.
- Marquis de Sade

It is easier to confess a defect than to claim a quality.
- Max Beerbohm

If any man claims the Negro should be content...
let him say he would willingly change the color of
his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city.
Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
- Robert Kennedy

I claim Dickens as a mentor.
He's my teacher.
He's one of my driving forces.
- Anne Rice

I've only slept with men I've been married to.
How many women can make that claim?
- Elizabeth Taylor

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths,
but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

Feminism - the word - can give us a handle,
a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge.
Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?
- Betty Buckley

I did not claim that speciation occurs only in founder populations.
- Ernst Mayr

Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested,
and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all.
This claim is rhetorical nonsense.
- Stephen Jay Gould

The scientific and scholarly community is marked by
the belief that the truth is to be found in all;
none can claim it as their monopoly.
- John Charles Polanyi

What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time,
which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.
- Roland Barthes

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are
equal in any respect are equal in all respects;
because men are equally free,
they claim to be absolutely equal.
- Aristotle

Those who claim to have had happy lives seem to be silly fools.
- Taylor Caldwell


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