Tag Archives: Quote

“It was a beautiful thing, really.”

“It was a tsunami. In April of ’82 there was an article in the New York Times about a new gay cancer, and everyone thought ‘oh well.’ I was in my twenties. I wasn’t worried about a thing. But then every week you started to hear about somebody becoming ill. My boss was one of …

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You Really Don’t

“When I used to eat corn on the cob, I was really having butter and salt.  Now I eat corn on the cob and it’s the sweetest thing I ever put in my mouth.  Lay off salt and butter for three weeks.  You think you know what green beans taste like, but you really don’t.  …

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Human, being.

I am very glad, indeed, to have this opportunity to address the two Houses directly and to verify for myself the impression that the President of the United States is a person, not a mere department of the Government hailing Congress from some isolated island of jealous power, sending messages, not speaking naturally and with …

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Preposterous

“It is preposterous to suppose that the people of one generation can lay down the best and only rules of government for all who are to come after them, and under unforeseen contingencies… The fathers would have been the first to declare that their prerogatives were not irrevocable.”  ~Ulysses Grant on the U.S. Constitution, quoted …

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Still Happy

“What do you miss most about Brazil?” “I’m not sure how to say in English. Can I email you?” “Just try.” “In Brazil. My people. Money or no money. Still happy.” via Humans of New York

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Friendship

“There’s nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend.” ~Bob Ross

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