Blog topic: Other

The opposite of play is not work, it's rote

Edward Hallowell

. . . beyond hardship, wrong, tyranny, distress,
beyond misery, despair, hatred, treachery,
beyond guilt and defilement; watchful,
heroic, the Cuillin is seen
rising on the other side of sorrow

Sorley MacLean

Scotland will be free when the last Church of Scotland minister is strangled by the last copy of the Sunday Post.

Tom Nairn

Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral

Paulo Freire

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.

Rebecca West

Sometimes it’s more important to be human than to have good taste

Bertolt Brecht

Angst essen Seele auf
Fear eats the soul

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

It is not your responsibility to finish the work, but you are not free to desist from it either

Pirkei Avot

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

Gloria Steinem