“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.”
– Isaac Asimov
“Come to the edge,” He said. They said, “We are afraid.” “Come to the edge,” He said. They came. He pushed them… and they flew.
– Guillaume Apollinaire
“Women have no rights, Don, except what men allow us. Men are more aggressive and powerful, and they run the world. When the next real crisis upsets them, our so-called rights will vanish like—like that smoke. We’ll be back where we always were: property. And whatever has gone wrong will be blamed on our freedom, like the fall of Rome was. You’ll see.”
– James Tiptree Jr.; The Women Men Don’t See
“I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty. ”
– Groucho Marx
“Everything that used to be a sin is now a disease.”
– Bill Maher
“If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it.
– Toni Morrison
At her last exhibition in Mexico, Frida Kahlo told reporters, “I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint”.