I see all the while how folks could say he was queer, but that was the very reason couldn't nobody hold it personal. It was like he was outside of it too, same as you, and getting mad at it would be kind of like getting mad at a mud-puddle that splashed you when you stepped in it.
As long as I live under the capitalistic system I expect to have my life influenced by the demands of moneyed people. But I will be damned if I propose to be at the beck and call of every itinerant scoundrel who has two cents to invest in a postage stamp. This, sir, is my resignation.
It does last," Horace said. "Spring does. You'd almost think there was some purpose to it.
And I reckon them that are good must suffer for it the same as them that are bad.
Then it wasn't and she was, and now it is and she wasn't.
The reason for living was to get ready to stay dead a long time.
He sho a preacher, mon! He didn't look like much at first, but hush!
Man the sum of his climatic experiences.
When she became not then half of memory became not and if I become not then all of remembering will cease to be.—Yes, he thought, between grief and nothing I will take grief.
Civilization begins with distillation.
I write when I am inspired and I make sure I am inspired every day.
He got off on Lincoln and slavery and dared any man there to deny that Lincoln and the negro and Moses and the children of Israel were the same, and that the Red Sea was just the blood that had to be spilled in order that the black race might cross into the Promised Land.