Quotes about the

Stupid or smart, there wasn't much choice about what was going to happen to me ... Growing up was like falling into a hole.... I m ight not ...

Dorothy Allison working-class people poverty and the poor employment of women

My father, at the death of his father, was but six years of age; and he grew up, literally without education. ...

Abraham Lincoln fathers education

I had been curiously depressed all day. In the night I wakened. First precise thought: I know why I'm depressed--nothing inspired is going o ...

Margaret Anderson conversation The Little Review purpose

To many, no doubt, he will seem to be somewhat blatant and bumptious, but we prefer to regard him as being simply British. ...

Oscar Wilde British the

Because men really respect only that which was founded of old and has developed slowly, he who wants to live on after his death mu st take c ...

Friedrich Nietzsche past the

Discourage others from the slightest evil; assist them in doing the slightest good. ...

unknown author morality encouragement others

Really, if the lower orders don't set us a good example, what on earth is the use of them? They seem, as a class, to have absolute ly no sen ...

Oscar Wilde working class the class

And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost, and so are the skins; but one p ...

unknown author change new the Gospel Call

We have played this show everywhere except underwater. ...

Tallulah Bankhead theater

I have come to believe ... that the stage may do more than teach, that much of our current moral instruction will not endure the t est of be ...

Jane Addams theater teachers and teaching