Muriel Rukeyser

Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.

Muriel Rukeyser

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Gary Miller In 2001, America 's hospitals provided nearly $21 billion in uncompensated health care services.
Basil Hume The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
Kim Wilde My parents have a wonderful marriage, for many years. But I can't commit myself for such a long time.
Karl Rove As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing.
Nicholas Brendon Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off.
Franklin D. Roosevelt If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time.
James Merrill And, as I have said, it's made me think twice about the imagination. If the spirits aren't external, how astonishing the mediums become! Victor Hugo said of his voices that they were like his own mental powers multiplied by five.
Nate Ruess It's interesting to feel the pressure of having to be outgoing, because I think in general, as a human being, I'm pessimistic and introverted. But, it's cool, because it's a whole different side of me, and I impress myself. Even at times when I think that there's no possible way that I can be engagi...
Sue Monk Kidd Gradually it occurred to me that we spend a great deal of life asleep and that dreams are little narratives, little stories. I thought, 'Who's choreographing this stuff?'
Max Planck Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'
Martin Luther King, Jr. I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
Ambrose Bierce Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Mark Twain Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
Henry Van Dyke Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
Anna Pavlova Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
Helen Dunmore Writing poetry makes you intensely conscious of how words sound, both aloud and inside the head of the reader. You learn the weight of words and how they sound to the ear.
Marcus Aurelius Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
Christian Bale One of the places where we lived when I was growing up had this big wood out the back. And starting when I was about 8, I used to enjoy just walking alone through the wood late. Eleven p.m. Midnight. Later.
John Lubbock A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
Peter Fonda I was famous from birth.

Muriel Rukeyser

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