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Unspeakable Quotes

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Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving

What greater thing is there for two human souls than
to feel that they are joined -
to strengthen each other -
to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
- George Eliot

 

The function of Theology? The recitation of the incomprehensible
by the unspeakable to pick the pockets of the unthinking.
- Robert Anton Wilson

My sisters and I were fortunate to travel through Asia
and Europe at very young ages.
We confronted extraordinary beauty in Athens and unspeakable poverty in India.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

Our country's national crime is lynching.
It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury,
or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob.
- Ida B. Wells

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In the name of noble purposes men have committed unspeakable
acts of cruelty against one another.
- J. William Fulbright

Achievements, seldom credited to their source,
are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries.
- Richard Wagner

Pop art is the inedible raised to the unspeakable.
- Leonard Baskin

Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism,
a regeneration, the initiation into a new state.
- Ira Gershwin

Each of us, face to face with other men,
is clothed with some sort of dignity,
but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart.
- Luigi Pirandello

Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church;
by means of that prayer the Church prays,
since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church,
Who in every single soul 'prays in us with unspeakable groanings'.
- Edith Stein

It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the
man who lives alone and who detests sordid,
casual affairs; not old enough to do without women,
but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
- Luigi Pirandello

Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the
other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights,
and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable
acts of cruelty and violence.
- Linda Chavez

Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich.
- Naomi Klein

To me every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.
- Walter Chrysler

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

Personally, I believe in self-determination,
but in the context of one South Africa -
so that my self-determination is based in this region,
and with my people.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village -
an eager workforce,
ready to take on any challenge.
- Tom Peters

South Africa is blessed to have women and men like
yourselves who have little to give but give what you
have with open hands and open hearts.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Aside from all that, we recall that antibodies to malaria
and other diseases prevalent in Africa show up as HIV-positive on tests.
- Serge Lang

I spent seven months in Africa and came back saying
there isn't anything you can say about black people
that you couldn't say about,
say, pink people except that they're black.
- Larry Rivers

I don't mind snakes.
Growing up in South Africa there were a couple a snakes around...
and I'm not talking just about the government!
- Trevor Rabin

Our success educationally, industrially and politically
is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves.
And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.
- Marcus Garvey

I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned.
The whole world is my province until Africa is free.
- Marcus Garvey

In my view, the humanity of our world can be measured
against the fate of Africa.
- Horst Koehler

This country is armed to the teeth, and none of these
African states could begin to attack South Africa.
- Helen Suzman

We of Africa protest that, in this day and age,
we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.
- Robert Mugabe

South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to.
Canada is also hugely underrated.
- Honor Blackman

South Africa had a long record of studies in prehistory,
going back to the end of the last century.
- Louis Leakey

But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries
in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability.
- Omar Bongo

To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy,
northern Africa and, above all, in Spain.
- Carroll Quigley

There are cultural issues everywhere -
in Bangladesh,
Latin America, Africa, wherever you go.
But somehow when we talk about cultural differences,
we magnify those differences.
- Muhammad Yunus

I helped found Artists for New South Africa,
but it used to be called Artists for Free South Africa.
Alfre Woodard and a bunch of us started this.
- Mary Steenburgen

If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa,
there are also roads that lead to their goal.
Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
- Nelson Mandela

Although native Africans domesticated some plants in
the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa,
they acquired valuable domestic animals only later,
from the north.
- Jared Diamond

On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa,
very little known.
On Monday, I was world renowned.
- Christiaan Barnard

Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying
to hold on to the United States,
like they tried to hold on to Africa.
- Edward James Olmos

I was there during the first elections in South Africa.
I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag.
- Al Sharpton

That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development
in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is
at the center of sustainable development.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in
which the world will take pride,
a nation in which each of many different groups will
be making its own creative contribution.
- Alan Paton

I was fortunate enough to visit a lot of beautiful places around the world.
The most astonishing and memorable experiences were
my trips to Africa and Australia.
- Karolina Kurkova

One of the most amazing locations I've ever been is
the top of the volcano in Tanzania,
Africa.
It's an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day.
- Jan de Bont

Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned.
- Marcus Garvey

The most hazardous part of our expedition to Africa
was crossing Piccadilly Circus.
- Joseph Thomson

Whether or not all this came to pass in an East African ditch,
I wouldn't like to say.
Perhaps it happened in North Africa or further west,
but Africa was definitely the place.
- Richard Leakey

Reality shows that, contrary to other countries in southern Africa,
we have no basis for a classical guerilla struggle.
We have never had a hinterland, and we do not expect to.
- Joe Slovo

In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat,
essentially in Africa and the third world.
The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965,
is what opened the path.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

We will continue to count on your unwavering support
and commitment to working with leaders of our continent
in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
- Thabo Mbeki

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections,
they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia.
But when we have elections, they want observers.
- Nelson Mandela

The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest,
most disgraceful pages in contemporary history,
and everybody ought to be ashamed.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

The drums of Africa still beat in my heart.
They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro
boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.
- Mary McLeod Bethune

I engaged upon those activities because I believed that,
in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa,
it was my duty to do so.
- Bram Fischer

I love Africa in general South Africa and West Africa,
they are both great countries.
- Paris Hilton

Music is something I must do, business is something I need to do,
and Africa is something I have to do.
That's the way it breaks down in my life.
- Bob Geldof

I'd the upbringing a nun would envy.
Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body.
- Joe Orton

Chief executives, who themselves own few shares of their companies,
have no more feeling for the average stockholder than
they do for baboons in Africa.
- T. Boone Pickens

But what really excited me was the idea that humans
had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years.
I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures.
- Donald Johanson

South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious
example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination.
- Thabo Mbeki

The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa,
and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

All the rest of us - you and me and even the thousands
of soldiers behind the lines in Africa -
we want terribly yet only academically for the war to get over.
- Ernie Pyle

I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa
meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the
salmon sing in the street.
- W. H. Auden

I am the hero of Africa.
- Idi Amin

In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South
Africa the greatest possible gift -
a more human face.
- Steven Biko

I must say the idea of a United Africa was nonsense.
- C. L. R. James

The essence of Africa's crisis is fundamentally its extreme poverty.
- Jeffrey Sachs

I'm over there filming in South Africa now,
and two in five are HIV-positive now.
Not many people know that.
- Bruce Davison

Big game photography in Africa is mainly done from a vehicle,
so then I feel I might as well take the lot.
- Nigel Dennis

I have no desire to take all black people back to Africa;
there are blacks who are no good here and will likewise be no good there.
- Marcus Garvey

There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem
today than five or 10 years ago.
The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali


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