Gwendolyn Brooks

Poetry is life distilled.

Gwendolyn Brooks

Most Shared Quotes

Gael Garcia Bernal I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with.
Henry A. Wallace It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship.
E. Joseph Cossman The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to remember it once.
Mary Wesley My father was a soldier and my mother was a great mover. She once counted up how many places she had lived in during the first 25 years of her marriage and it came to 20.
Leif Garrett I've come to understand that there's always something positive, even in a negative situation.
Bryant H. McGill Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
Imran Khan I feel an independent accountability commission should audit all government services.
Khalil Gibran Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Ann Coulter It would be a much better country if women did not vote. That is simply a fact. In fact, in every presidential election since 1950 - except Goldwater in '64 - the Republican would have won, if only the men had voted.
William Tecumseh Sherman There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.
Robert A. Heinlein Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.
Mary Ann Mobley I have seen doctors, in good faith, leave patients on steroids for years, thinking they are doing right. A friend of mine was on steroids for so long, she has severe osteoporosis.
Giotto di Bondone The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.
Susan B. Anthony I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.
Fisher Stevens I like people and get along, and I'm afraid to express my anger and my rage.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
Christopher Walken I like to go to work, and also, I don't have any kids. I don't have any hobbies. I don't like to travel. So going to work is kind of it.
Voltaire Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.
Bell Hooks I thought about how we need to make children feel that there are times in their lives when they need to be alone and quiet and to be able to accept their aloneness.
Khalil Gibran Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?

Gwendolyn Brooks

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