A good civilization gives the greatest possible scope to the common passions and makes them intelligible among the great number of people.
Each generation must go further than the last or what's the use in it?
Growth is not concerned with itself.
Hard times ain't quit and we ain't quit.
It was the bumble bee and the butterfly who survived, not the dinosaur.
It's not the suffering of birth, death, love that the young reject, but the suffering of endless labor without dream, eating the spare bread in bitterness, being a slave without the security of a slave.
Linear thinking is patriarchal.
Money is only money, beans tonight and steak tomorrow. So long as you can look yourself in the eye.
No art can develop until it penetrates deeply into the life of the people.
The history of an oppressed people is hidden in the lies and the agreed myth of its conquerors.
The people always know that some of the grain will be good, some of the crop will be saved, some will return and bear the strength of the kernel, that from the bloodiest year some survive to outfox the frost.
They never die, who have the future in them.
You can tell by looking at most people that the world remains a stone to them and a closed door.
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