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  • If we run a hundred miles an hour to the other end of the continent in order to get away from the obstacle, we find the very same problem waiting for us when we arrive. It just keeps returning with new names, forms, manifestations until we learn whatever it has to teach us about where we are separating ourselves from reality, how we are pulling back instead of opening up, closing down instead of allowing ourselves to experience fully whatever we encounter, without hesitating or retreating into ourselves.

    Running   Reality   Names  
    "When Things Fall Apart". Book by Pema Chödrön, December 24, 1996.
  • To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.

    Eye   Males   Female  
  • Closing down in the midst of pain is a denial of a man's true nature. A superior man is free in feeling and action, even amidst great pain and hurt. If necessary, a man should live with a hurting heart rather than a closed one. He should learn to stay in the wound of pain and act with spontaneous skill and love even from that place.

    Hurt   Pain   Heart  
    David Deida (2008). “The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition”, p.10,
  • Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.

  • But I really resist categories – that naming is a closing down of meaning. Women's art, political art – those categorisations perpetuate a certain kind of marginality which I'm resistant to. But I absolutely define myself as a feminist.

  • The stations of uncensored expression are closing down; the lights are going out; but there is still time for those to whom freedom and parliamentary government mean something, to consult together. Let me, then, speak in truth and earnestness while time remains.

    Mean   Light   Government  
    Winston Churchill (2013). “Never Give In!: Winston Churchill's Speeches”, p.160, A&C Black
  • I always got a bit pissed off with those broadsheet sceptics who make their living being passionately angry about homeopathy, God, synchronicity or whatever, because it's as if they can't get past their emotions, and in their rage they become as faith-driven as the beliefs they criticise. I always said they give scientists a bad name. After all, science has to be about asking unthinkable questions, not closing down debate.

    Past   Names   Giving  
  • In the early 1970s. 1971, '72. The rooms were closing down, record labels weren't signing acoustic acts any more. Although they had been pretty much been getting out of that for some time before that.

    Labels   Records   Rooms  
  • A lot of the old movie theaters are closing down now, which is really sad. It's still in the back of my mind.

  • When I think about the auto-industry and how it was one of the industries that brought all of these black men from the South to Michigan and other places to make more money than they could ever make in the cotton fields or the agricultural world of the South... what's happening now is all of that is closing down, and we know that it's going to reopen in Southern places, focusing on Mexican and other migrant workers to come and work cheaply and get none of the benefits.

    Men   Thinking   Southern  
  • Some ISPs are blocking all BitTorrent traffic, because BitTorrent can be used to share files in a piratical way. Hollywood lobbying groups are trying to pass laws which would force ISPs to block or degrade BitTorrent traffic, too. Personally, I think this is like closing down freeways because a bank robber could use them to get away.

    Block   Thinking   Law  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes".
  • Neoliberal violence produced in part through a massive shift in wealth to the upper 1%, growing inequality, the reign of the financial service industries, the closing down of educational opportunities, and the stripping of social protections from those marginalized by race and class has produced a generation without jobs, an independent life and even the most minimal social benefits.

  • There comes a time when you have to stand up and be counted.

  • One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.

  • I support health care for people. I want people well taken care of. But I also want health care that we can afford as a country. I have people and friends closing down their businesses because of Obamacare.

    Interview with George Stephanopoulos, April 19, 2011.
  • If your everyday practice is open to all your emotions, to all the people you meet, to all the situations you encounter, without closing down, trusting that you can do that - then that will take you are far as you can go. And then you'll understand all the teachings that anyone has ever taught.

  • But now, we are becoming suspicious of the very things we have long celebrated - free markets, trade, immigration, and technological change. And all this is happening when the tide is going our way. Just as the world is opening up, America is closing down.

    Fareed Zakaria (2009). “The Post-American World: And The Rise Of The Rest”, p.68, Penguin UK
  • The art world is molting - some would say melting. Galleries are closing; museums are scaling back.

    Art   Museums   Melting  
  • But on the contrary Wikileaks is under heavy attack by the government and corporations are participating in that by closing down their websites.

    Interview with Jegan Vincent de Paul, August 15, 2012.
  • We find ourselves ethically destitute just when, for the first time, we are faced with ultimacy, the irreversible closing down of the earth's functioning in its major life systems. Our ethical traditions know how to deal with suicide, homicide and even genocide, but these traditions collapse entirely when confronted with biocide, the killing of the life systems of the earth, and geocide, the devastation of the earth itself.

    Thomas Berry (2011). “The Great Work: Our Way into the Future”, p.104, Crown
  • Woe to that nation whose literature is disturbed by the intervention of power. Because that is not just a violation against "freedom of print," it is the closing down of the heart of the nation, a slashing to pieces of its memory. The nation ceases to be mindful of itself, it is deprived of its spiritual unity, and despite a supposedly common language, compatriots suddenly cease to understand one another.

    Alexandr Solzhenitsyn's Nobel lecture in literature delivered only to the Swedish Academy, 1970.
  • In working on any one problem, such as higher minimum wages, so many other issues come into play, such as some businesses possibly closing down, thus creating fewer jobs and more unemployment and incentivizing companies to import more goods from abroad, which leads to even less employment at home, and so on.

    Jobs   Home   Play  
  • Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.

    Atlantic Monthly Mar. 1923 "Poetry Considered"
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