When a man knows that the abstraction ten exists – nothing on earth can stop him from looking for the fact of eleven.
Sometimes, I can see the future stretched out in front of me – just as plain as day. The future hanging over there at the edge of my days. Just waiting for me.
It’s dangerous, son.’ ‘What’s dangerous?’ ‘When a man goes outside his house to look for peace.
There may be women to emerge who will be able to formulate a new and possible concept that homosexual persecution and condemnation has at its roots not only social ignorance, but a philosophically active anti-feminist dogma.
Do I remain a revolutionary? Intellectually — without a doubt. But am I prepared to give my body to the struggle or even my comforts? This is what I puzzle about.
The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.
There is always something left to love. And if you haven’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing.
Ball points belong to their age. They make everyone write alike.
What you ain’t never understood is that I ain’t got nothing, don’t own nothing, ain’t never really wanted nothing that wasn’t for you. There ain’t nothing as precious to me…There ain’t nothing worth holding on to, money, dreams, nothing else–
Obviously the most oppressed of any oppressed group will be its women
[T]here is only one large circle that we march in, around and around, each of us with our own little picture — in front of us — our own little mirage that we think is the future.
Children see things very well sometimes and idealists even better.