Human kind cannot bear much reality.
(September 26, 1888 - January 04, 1965)
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.
(December 16, 1863 - September 26, 1952)
All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.
(October 02, 1869 - January 30, 1948)
Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.
(December 07, 1942 - July 16, 1981)
We are all brothers under the skin - and I, for one, would be willing to skin humanity to prove it
(February 02, 1905 - March 06, 1982)
The universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.
Agnes De Mille
(September 18, 1905 - October 07, 1993)
The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
I wonder if any of them can tell from just looking at me that all I am is the sum total of my pain, a raw woundedness so extreme that it might be terminal. It might be terminal velocity, the speed of the sound of a girl falling down to a place from where she can't be retrieved. What if I am stuck down here for good?