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If music in general is an imitation of history, opera in particular is an imitation of human willfulness; it is rooted in the fact ...
You know, it's not the world that was my oppressor, because what the world does to you, if the world does it to you long enough an ...
Pessimists are the people who have no hope for themselves or for others. Pessimists are also people who think the human race is be ...
But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
When you're called a nigger you look at your father because you think your father can rule the world--every kid thinks that--and t ...
The reason people think it's important to be white is that they think it's important not to be black.
The responsibility of a writer is to excavate the experience of the people who produced him.
When the book comes out it may hurt you--but in order for me to do it, it had to hurt me first. I can only tell you about yourself ...
If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're ...
He may be a very nice man. But I haven't got the time to figure that out. All I know is, he's got a uniform and a gun and I have t ...
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