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Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair.
I solicited clothes for the ragged children,
for the desperate mothers.
I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.
- Mary Harris Jones

Until quite recently dance in America was the ragged Cinderella of the arts.
- Shana Alexander

Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its ragged edges.
- Herman Melville

 

Seven and the Ragged Tiger took six months to record and finish.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman:
if it be a few ragged huts,
it is still the greatest city in the whole world.
- Walt Whitman

The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
- William R. Alger

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I think it's important to take a break,
you know, from the public eye for a while,
and give people a chance to miss you.
I want longevity.
I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.
- Aaliyah

I love eulogies.
They are the most moving kind of speech because they
attempt to pluck meaning from the fog,
and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged
and raw and susceptible to leaps.
- Peggy Noonan

Just the other day I pulled out this old cassette of
Ragged Glory and I popped it into my cassette player and I was digging it.
They were just a great rock and roll band,
one that presents the song ahead of everything else -
there's no grand idea or concept behind it.
- Krist Novoselic

I keep a lucky red rag in my pocket when I bat,
which has been a good luck charm for a few years.
- Steve Waugh

I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me.
She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker,
put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways
in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table.
But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that
life is about not where you start,
but where you're going.
That's family values.
- Al Sharpton

Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality
and longest lasting paper ever made.
It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.
- Jack Herer

My first four roles were all nice guys,
Raggedy Man being one of them.
- Eric Roberts

Bill Mitchell said he really liked it.
But when he asked the other four their opinions,
we all took one look at ourselves in our raggedy long
winter coats and cracked up.
We knew we weren't likely to tempt anyone or anything,
but what the hell, it was as good a name as any.
- Otis Williams

There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
- George Farquhar

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime,
nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
- John Donne

There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags;
and hell is a democracy of devils,
where all are equals.
- Herman Melville

The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
and know the mortal through a crown's disguise.
- Mark Akenside

It was funny actually because that was still during the time we were dating.
He would get all these calls because supposedly before we broke up,
we had already broken up in the trades,
in the rags or whatever.
- Rosario Dawson

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
- William Congreve

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.
- Will Rogers

I have some road rage inside of me.
Traffic, especially in L.A., is a pet peeve of mine.
- Katie Holmes

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas

Touch'd either the Passions of Rage or Grief to a Miracle.
- Barton Booth

In my blood there is no Jewish blood.
In their callous rage, all anti-Semites must hate me now as a Jew.
For that reason I am a true Russian.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled.
If one is not to get into a rage sometimes,
what is the good of being friends?
- George Eliot

I don't know, in view of the situation and the act
going where it was going,
I don't know, the rage did go all over the place.
It went to everybody in the room.
- Michael Richards

It's called Sisters of the Winter Madrigal.
It was interesting for me to see it done after so many years;
because I wrote it and I didn't realize what a rage I was in.
- Beth Henley

The abandoned infant's cry is rage, not fear.
- Robert Anton Wilson

I never used to sleep much.
I think we all go through a bit of a time like that where we rage about.
If we don't, I don't think you've ever really lived.
- Diane Cilento

Everybody has to write out of rage sometimes.
- Amy Clampitt

We tried not to age, but time had its rage.
- Pete Townshend

Ignorance is never out of style.
It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and
it will set the pace tomorrow.
- Frank Dane

I like people and get along, and I'm afraid to express my anger and my rage.
- Fisher Stevens

To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively
conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.
- James A. Baldwin

Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head.
Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief,
delight and rage.
- Paul Engle

There's a lot of rage...
you have to express it somehow.
If I didn't express it in song, I'd become incredibly violent.
- Siobhan Fahey

A cat's rage is beautiful, burning with pure cat flame,
all its hair standing up and crackling blue sparks,
eyes blazing and sputtering.
- William S. Burroughs

Let no one underestimate the need of pity.
We live in a stony universe whose hard,
brilliant forces rage fiercely.
- Theodore Dreiser

I certainly don't think I would have been asked to
pose for Rage if I wasn't a known writer.
- Poppy Z. Brite

A fever is an expression of inner rage.
- Julia Roberts

Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and
right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.
- David Lloyd George

While trying to protect the republic,
the conspirators in Julius Caesar enable Mark Antony to triumph.
In Rose Rage, the more Henry VI tries to fix things,
the more they go wrong.
- Edward Hall

Idealistic reformers are dangerous because their idealism has no roots in love,
but is simply a hysterical and unbalanced rage for
order amidst their own chaos.
- William Irwin Thompson

Boredom is rage spread thin.
- Paul Tillich

Music exalts each joy, allays each grief,
expels diseases, softens every pain,
subdues the rage of poison,
and the plague.
- John Armstrong

All of civility depends on being able to contain the rage of individuals.
- Joshua Lederberg

Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage to save the world.
- Grace Paley

If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage,
but empty.
There was an emptiness in my life.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

It's not rage that drives me, it's competition.
- Lennox Lewis

Depression is rage spread thin.
- George Santayana

I'm in a great rage now, as I understand how many lives we have lost.
- Stephen Lewis

And die of nothing but a rage to live.
- Alexander Pope

Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous.
He or she is like a person who has put on full armor
and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
- Kurt Vonnegut

It's a very difficult thing for people to accept,
seeing women act out anger on the screen.
We're more accustomed to seeing men expressing rage and women crying.
- Rebecca De Mornay

Never before has a civilization reached such a degree of a contempt for life;
never before has a generation,
drowned in mortification, felt such a rage to live.
- Raoul Vaneigem

If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write,
that's obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry,
that's honey.
- A. N. Wilson

How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to
feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage,
you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him.
You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite;
no incident occurred from which my rage and misery
could not extract its food.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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

This is all about a media war that continues to rage
between the old and new media.
Unfortunately for our soldiers, these brave Americans
are caught in the crossfire.
- Joe Scarborough

Reality shows are all the rage on TV at the moment,
but that's not reality, it's just another aesthetic form of fiction.
- Steven Soderbergh

Oh rage!
Oh despair!
Oh age, my enemy!
- Pierre Corneille

When we moved back to the US, folk music was all the rage.
So I traded in my banjo for a guitar.
- Michael Storm

Insult is powerful.
Insult begets both rage and humor and often at the same time.
- Suzanne Fields

The cartoons which I enjoy have caused some kind of out rage,
but they have got people talking about these issues
out in the open and in essence that's what its all about.
- Jonathan Shapiro

The philistine provides the best definition of art.
Anything that makes him rage is first class.
- Louis Dudek

Rage is the only quality which has kept me,
or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.
- Jimmy Breslin


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