Nadine Gordimer

Power is something of which I am convinced there is no innocence this side of the womb.

Nadine Gordimer

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Bob Marley My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.
Nicole Kidman I have a different approach. I don't file lawsuits because I really don't care.
Colleen Atwood The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
John Kenneth Galbraith Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
Drew Barrymore Becoming emancipated at 14, my life wasn't normal. I didn't have to go to school, so I didn't. I was rebellious by nature. I spent my 20s focusing on my company, Flower Films, and producing movies. Now that I'm almost 30, I would like to try other things in lie. I'm crazy about photography, and I wa...
Nick Clegg When I became leader, I made very clear I was not going to choose the easy life. I have always taken risks. I don't like comfort-zone politics.
Mel Brooks Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Tommy Chong The funny thing is, Dennis Miller got me back into comedy.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Suffering passes, while love is eternal. That's a gift that you have received from God. Don't waste it.
Arthur Schopenhauer A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
Thomas Frank Liberal that I am, I support health-care reform on its merits alone. My liberal blood boils, for example, when I read that half of the personal bankruptcies in this country are brought on, in part, by medical expenses.
Donald Rumsfeld Amidst all the clutter, beyond all the obstacles, aside from all the static, are the goals set. Put your head down, do the best job possible, let the flak pass, and work towards those goals.
Robert Collier In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.
Venus Williams I have been recently diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome, an autoimmune disease which is an ongoing medical condition that affects my energy level and causes fatigue and joint pain.
Robert Louis Stevenson The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.
Albert Schweitzer Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.
Lech Walesa The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
Anthony LaPaglia A lot of people think I'm that guy in 'Betsy's Wedding', but I'm not. What it is for me is that, on some level, I connect with the character emotionally.
William Hurt I was a science fiction junkie for a long time.
Arnold J. Toynbee The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

Nadine Gordimer

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