It was civil disobedience that won them their civil rights.
In general people put too much faith in the rich, the famous, the politicians, and not enough faith in themselves.
your best men are
drunks and your worst men are
your best men are killers and
your worst men are
If you can feel that staying human is worth while, even when it can't have any result whatever, you've beaten them.
A militia, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves... and include all men capable of bearing arms.
Let the Seventy-forth Hunger Games begin, Cato, I think. Let them begin for real.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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I feel like you can look inside me and see all the places I am odd or unusual and fit your heart around them, for you are odd and unusual in just the same way.
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She did not belong to Will-she was too much herself to belong to anyone, even Jem-but she belonged with them, and silently he cursed the Consul for not seeing it.
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If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
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Rilke wrote: 'These trees are magnificent, but even more magnificent is the sublime and moving space between them, as though with their growth it too increased.
This is what I love about novels, both reading them and writing them. They jump into the abyss, to be with you