Norman O. Brown

Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.

Norman O. Brown

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Charles Kettering The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
Robin Williams No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Keith Henson People under the influence of cults is similar to that we observe in addicts. Typical behaviour for both includes draining bank accounts, neglecting children, destroying relations with family and losing interest in anything except the drug or cult.
Ed O’Neill That's a big deal for kids, when they come into the kitchen and the teacher is drinking coffee with mom. They react differently on the next day when you say: 'Sit down and shut-up!'
Marya Mannes The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.
Alison Sweeney Our pets rely on us entirely for their nutrition. So if you're making your own judgments, that could lead to a mistake. At the same time, we have more control over our pet's diet than we do with our children or with ourselves, so your vet can tell you what is appropriate for your dog and you can ass...
Ursula K. Le Guin The power of the harasser, the abuser, the rapist depends above all on the silence of women.
Siouxsie Sioux I think a certain amount of anger has been a fuel of mine, if you want - but also some sort of sadness, and plain mischief, of course.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau God made me and broke the mold.
Frank Luntz Politics is gut commercials are gut.
Italo Calvino The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him.
Whitney Houston When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I'd be alone a lot. Basically we all are. Loneliness comes with life.
David Blunkett Judy, we think that since the 11th of September,2001, we've faced a similar heightened threat level. And we've been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence and security information and the assessment of that information, because that's the crucial element.
Baltasar Gracian A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
Gian Carlo Menotti Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding.
Arthur Erickson No phenomenon can be isolated, but has repercussions through every aspect of our lives. We are learning that we are a fundamental part of nature's ecosystems.
Marshall McLuhan Money is a poor man's credit card.
Michael Jordan For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you have accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball.
Vincent Van Gogh If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Winston Churchill A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

Norman O. Brown

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