Politics

The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is - it's to imagine what is possible.

bell hooks

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty;
not knowing what comes next.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?

Maya Angelou – Still I Rise

Am I optimistic? Not in the slightest.
Am I going to quit? Not on your fucking life.

Derrick Jensen

Erst kommt das Fressen, dann die Moral
Food comes first and then morality

Bertolt Brecht

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.

Audre Lorde

Feminism, for decades of neoliberalism, has been a feminism of the Hilary Clintons and the Sheryl Sandbergs, which is basically breaking the glass ceiling while the vast majority of women are in the basement cleaning up the glass.

Tithi Bhattacharya

My name is Harvey Milk and I am here to recruit you.

Harvey Milk

You have to simply start making your work, and go public with your work, then raise the stakes, and do it again.

Jessica Abel

Learning can only happen when a child is interested. If they are not interested, it's like throwing marshmallows at their head and calling it eating.

Katrina Gutleben