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You cannot continue to victimize someone else just because you yourself were a victim once—there has to be a limit


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Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate.

Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate.



History is written by those who win and those who dominate.

History is written by those who win and those who dominate.



Humanism is the only - I would go so far as saying the final- resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices that disfigure human history.

Humanism is the only - I would go so far as saying the final- resistance we have against the inhuman practices and injustices that disfigure human history.



No cause, no God, no abstract idea can justify the mass slaughter of innocents.

No cause, no God, no abstract idea can justify the mass slaughter of innocents.



Ideas, cultures, and histories cannot seriously be understood or studied without their force, or more precisely their configurations of power, also being studied.

Ideas, cultures, and histories cannot seriously be understood or studied without their force, or more precisely their configurations of power, also being studied.



We can not fight for our rights and our history as well as future until we are armed with weapons of criticism and dedicated consciousness.

We can not fight for our rights and our history as well as future until we are armed with weapons of criticism and dedicated consciousness.



Since the time of Homer every European, in what he could say about the Orient, was a racist, an imperialist, and almost totally ethnocentric.

Since the time of Homer every European, in what he could say about the Orient, was a racist, an imperialist, and almost totally ethnocentric.



The history of other cultures is non-existent until it erupts in confrontation with the United States.

The history of other cultures is non-existent until it erupts in confrontation with the United States.



My argument is that history is made by men and women, just as it can also be unmade and rewritten, always with various silence and elisions, always with shapes imposed and disfigurements tolerated.

My argument is that history is made by men and women, just as it can also be unmade and rewritten, always with various silence and elisions, always with shapes imposed and disfigurements tolerated.



Beginning is not only a kind of action. It is also a frame of mind, a kind of work, an attitude, a consciousness.

Beginning is not only a kind of action. It is also a frame of mind, a kind of work, an attitude, a consciousness.





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One has to take a somewhat bold and dangerous line with this existence: especially as, whatever happens, we are bound to lose it.



We really learn only from those books that we cannot judge. The author of a book that we were able to judge would have to learn from us.

We really learn only from those books that we cannot judge. The author of a book that we were able to judge would have to learn from us.



I went back to look for you.Not understanding the language of hello, I thought I’d speak it just the same.

I went back to look for you.Not understanding the language of hello, I thought I’d speak it just the same.



I had faith in the concept and the theory that all Americans are endowed with the right to a fair trial and I would be fairly judged and fairly tried.

I had faith in the concept and the theory that all Americans are endowed with the right to a fair trial and I would be fairly judged and fairly tried.



Love is substance; Lust, illusion. Only in the surge of passion do the two mingle in confusion.

Love is substance; Lust, illusion. Only in the surge of passion do the two mingle in confusion.



I grew up reading comic books, pulp books, mystery and science fiction and fantasy. I'm a geek; I make no pretensions otherwise. It's the stuff that I love writing about. I like creating worlds.

I grew up reading comic books, pulp books, mystery and science fiction and fantasy. I'm a geek; I make no pretensions otherwise. It's the stuff that I love writing about. I like creating worlds.



Colours in vibration, peeling like silver bells and clanging like bronze bells, proclaiming happiness, passion and love, soul, blood and death.

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For many years I've been using Swarovski accessories when styling editorial photo shoots and also for red carpet appearances.

For many years I've been using Swarovski accessories when styling editorial photo shoots and also for red carpet appearances.



Go force your condescending man-logic on the next house. You can go now.

Go force your condescending man-logic on the next house. You can go now.



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We've got to give a quality effort every day and play better.




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