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The practice of love is the most powerful antidote to the politics of domination.


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When we choose to love, we choose to move against fear, against alienation and separation. The choice to love is a choice to connect, to find ourselves in the other.

When we choose to love, we choose to move against fear, against alienation and separation. The choice to love is a choice to connect, to find ourselves in the other.



The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom, to act in ways that liberate ourselves and others.

The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom, to act in ways that liberate ourselves and others.



[O]ne of the most vital ways we sustain ourselves is by building communities of resistance, places where we know we are not alone.

[O]ne of the most vital ways we sustain ourselves is by building communities of resistance, places where we know we are not alone.



As long as women are using class or race power to dominate other women, feminist sisterhood cannot be fully realized.

As long as women are using class or race power to dominate other women, feminist sisterhood cannot be fully realized.



To be truly visionary we have to root our imagination in our concrete reality while simultaneously imagining possibilities beyond that reality.

To be truly visionary we have to root our imagination in our concrete reality while simultaneously imagining possibilities beyond that reality.



What we do is more important than what we say or what we say we believe.

What we do is more important than what we say or what we say we believe.



The rage of the oppressed is never the same as the rage of the privileged.

The rage of the oppressed is never the same as the rage of the privileged.



Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power - not because they don't see it, but because they see it and they don't want it to exist.

Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power - not because they don't see it, but because they see it and they don't want it to exist.



Shaming is one of the deepest tools of imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist patriarchy because shame produces trauma and trauma often produces paralysis.

Shaming is one of the deepest tools of imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist patriarchy because shame produces trauma and trauma often produces paralysis.



True resistance begins with people confronting pain... and wanting to do something to change it.

True resistance begins with people confronting pain... and wanting to do something to change it.





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to learn and not to do is really not to learn. To know and not to do is really not to know.

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Chewing and barking do not make you a dog, you need the patience.

Chewing and barking do not make you a dog, you need the patience.



Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels.

Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels.



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The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.



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You either know fashion or you don't.



I loved being a judge, and sometimes I miss the power of the gavel, but this is a lot more fun.

I loved being a judge, and sometimes I miss the power of the gavel, but this is a lot more fun.



But I love singing live. Nothing beats the feeling of going out on stage and going, 'I can really sing.'

But I love singing live. Nothing beats the feeling of going out on stage and going, 'I can really sing.'



When a culture feels that its end has come, it sends for a priest.

When a culture feels that its end has come, it sends for a priest.



Yet it is necessary to hope, though hope should always be deluded, for hope itself is happiness, and its frustrations, however frequent, are yet less dreadful than its extinction.

Yet it is necessary to hope, though hope should always be deluded, for hope itself is happiness, and its frustrations, however frequent, are yet less dreadful than its extinction.




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