Howard Zinn

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.

Howard Zinn

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Jenson Button I've spent as much as 30 grand on a watch but it's not about flaunting my wealth. I don't have many extravagances but watches are my biggest one. I must have 30 of them now. I've been collecting since the age of nine, when I won a black TAG in a karting event.
River Phoenix Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace.
Joaquin Phoenix I always have the fear that, if I don't commit 100 percent to my work, then it's gonna suffer.
Lactantius Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.
Terry Eagleton Most poetry in the modern age has retreated to the private sphere, turning its back on the political realm.
Douglas MacArthur In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.
Don Marquis Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Ethan Hawke We live in a funny time. If you don't go corporate, you can't compete. You're relegated as irrelevant. People used to admire that.
Thomas Mann An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
Charles Stanley Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience. They'll stay faithful as long as it's safe and doesn't involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going.
Karl Pilkington And we've got a toaster and everything. So there is no reason for the wedding.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democrats are going to proudly run on the fact that we turned the economy around. It was our policies under President Obama's leadership through the Recovery Act, through investing in the automobile industry.
Bertrand Russell To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.
Stephen Dorff I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with what I have been able to accomplish and what I have and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with.
Herman Hesse Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.
Shania Twain For a good 10 to 12 years, I was working non-stop and I wasn't really enjoying my success.
Tyra Banks I've been singing for six years. I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press. I wasn't ready to come out. I wanted to perfect my voice and be 100 percent positive that I could come out right.
Steve Case One of the biggest challenges we had in the first decade was not that many people had personal computers. There weren't that many people to sell to, and it was hard to identify them.
Wangari Maathai I don't really know why I care so much. I just have something inside me that tells me that there is a problem, and I have got to do something about it. I think that is what I would call the God in me.
Lawrence Durrell For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.

Howard Zinn

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