June Jordan

The first function of poetry is to tell the truth, to learn how to do that, to find out what you really feel and what you really think.

June Jordan

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Jane Pauley My father was so good-natured and had such a happy disposition. I've always confused him with Jimmy Stewart. So, think Jimmy Stewart. That's my dad.
David Hare Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.
Jiddu Krishnamurti Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.
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Samuel Alito Private religious speech can't be discriminated against. It has to be treated equally with secular speech.
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Gilbert K. Chesterton Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young.
Emily Carr I think that one's art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
Lyndon B. Johnson One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President.
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June Jordan

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