Tag Archives: quotation

President-elect Donald Trump, and President Vladimir Putin

Source of quote: The Washington Post, online edition, December 14, 2016: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/the-kremlin-likes-the-hacking-attention-but-not-the-blame/2016/12/14/65279738-c177-11e6-92e8-c07f4f671da4_story.html?utm_term=.fc453119c6fd. Fiona Hill co-authored the 2015 book Mr. Putin: Operative at the Kremlin, available here, on Amazon. She is also (according to the Washington Post story linked above, written by David Filipov) … Continue reading

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JMS, On Our Eagerness to Shout

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A John Lennon Quote, On Waking Up, and Finding a Cure

Source of quote: https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=lennon+yoko&commit=Search

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Richard Feynman, on Limited Government

Source: The Meaning of It All, p. 57.

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Janis Joplin: The Meaning of “Freedom”

The quotation is from the Janis Joplin’s song “Me and Bobby McGee.” You can hear it right here, in this video I embedded from YouTube:  

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Rebecca West, on Feminism — and My Own, Personal Reasons for Calling Myself a Feminist

Of my two parents, one (no longer living) was a misogynistic, manipulative, abusive monster, with a list of surviving victims longer than this entire blog-post. My mother, however, is living, and has always been a feminist. I was raised by … Continue reading

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Mark Twain, on Fools and Lightning

Source for image, before I added the words: http://saanichfusionfc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Lightning_over_city.jpg Source for the quote, itself: More Maxims of Mark, By Mark Twain, ed. Merle Johnson (New York: Privately printed, November 1927). See, also, this website. I am grateful to my friend Tom, for … Continue reading

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