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Brigid Brophy Quotes

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I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery.
I insist on believing that some men are my equals.
- Brigid Brophy

Related topics: Equality

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am only one, but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Helen Keller

 

It's a funny thing about life;
if you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I refuse to answer that question
on the grounds that I don't know the answer
- Douglas Adams

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

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If you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- Somerset Maugham

I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
- Groucho Marx

We have always found the Irish a bit odd.
They refuse to be English.
- Winston Churchill

I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat.
There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra
three years in the geriatric ward.
- John Mortimer

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist.
I am willing to fight for peace.
Nothing will end war unless
the people themselves refuse to go to war.
- Albert Einstein

What is true of the individual will be
tomorrow true of the whole nation
if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A Bill of Rights is what the people are
entitled to against every government,
and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
- Thomas Jefferson

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse
to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
- Mark Caine

Choose a subject equal to your abilities;
think carefully what your shoulders may refuse,
and what they are capable of bearing.
- Horace

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
- inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
- Ralph Ellison

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound
to the starless midnight of racism and war
that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood
can never become a reality...
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love
will have the final word.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything,
I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals.
- Diogenes

Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just
the same to have been asked.
- Ovid

I refuse to imprison our acts in the rigid mould of sentences.
- Ella Maillart

People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.
- A. C. Benson

I have never seen a bad television program,
because I refuse to.
God gave me a mind, and a wrist that turns things off.
- Jack Paar

I refuse to make uninspired music.
- Ben Harper

I will not bond.
I will not share.
I refuse to nuture.
- Denis Leary

In general my children refuse to eat anything that
hasn't danced in television.
- Erma Bombeck

Refuse to be ill.
Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself.
Illness is one of those things which a man should resist
on principle at the onset.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier,
doing what the corporate networks refuse to do.
- Amy Goodman

Refuse to be average.
Let your heart soar as high as it will.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to
acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us.
This makes us secret and rotten.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Nature can refuse to speak but she cannot give a wrong answer.
- Charles Brenton Huggins

Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country,
but refuse to learn its languages.
- Edward V. Lucas

Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.
- Al Hirschfeld

People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels
when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.
- Helen Hayes

There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer
to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.
- Hartley William Shawcross

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical
violence but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I like people who refuse to speak until they are ready to speak.
- Lillian Hellman

An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine,
but because people refuse to see it.
- James A. Michener

I refuse to answer on the ground that this might be incriminating.
- Ethel Rosenberg

I think there's something peculiar about me that I haven't died.
It doesn't make sense but I refuse to die.
- Judy Garland

I refuse to be silenced.
- Al Goldstein

It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men,
but to defend them negligently is nothing short of criminal.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked,
don't want to go without guarantee.
But that's what's got to happen.
You go naked until you die.
- Nikki Giovanni

I refuse to dance.
And I can't dance anyway.
I'm not in a band for that.
- Liam Gallagher

Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on
peace keeping missions abroad because they probably
need their armies to intimidate their own populations.
- Kofi Annan

It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman
should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
- Jane Austen

Before I refuse to take your questions,
I have an opening statement.
- Ronald Reagan

I do Broadway because I refuse to succumb to the stereotypical
things that Hollywood does to a performer.
- Jamie Farr

Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis
of fear and straighten up and step into another day.
- Edward Albert

An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
- Orlando A. Battista

If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility
and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture,
then this poses a serious challenge.
- James S. Coleman

In addition the bill would expand an existing law "conscience
clause" that protects physician training programs that
refuse to provide training for abortion procedures.
- Ken Calvert

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart.
How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart.
Those escape your anger who refuse your sway,
and those are punished most, who most obey.
- Matthew Prior

None of my neighbors believe in what I say.
They refuse to wear the rings.
They will never accept my invention until the day they die.
That's what I call the real antichrists.
- Alex Chiu

I refuse to be held responsible for bringing back a
wave of pasty-faced people into the world.
- Brian Molko

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to
take part in the government,
is to live under the government of worse men.
- Plato

It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied
allegiance to truth in unimportant matters,
to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
- Janos Arany

I refuse the compliment that I think like a man,
thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.
- Clare Boothe Luce

I refuse to confide and don't like it when people write about art.
- Balthus

A student will send me an urgent appeal to hear her,
saying she is poor and wants my advice as to whether
it is worth while to continue her studies.
I invariably refuse such requests.
- Alma Gluck

What do you do if you are asked to do a job,
first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?
- Lord Mountbatten

I am no longer sure of anything.
If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them;
if I refuse to satisfy them,
they infect the whole soul.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

My belief in God is responsible for what I am...
How can I refuse to talk about something which is so
much a prt of my life both as a man and as a actor?
- Robert Vaughn

In scientific work, those who refuse to go beyond fact
rarely get as far as fact.
- Thomas Huxley

It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny.
- Publilius Syrus

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while.
The first discipline of education must therefore be
to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
- Aleister Crowley

If you are Iraqi, you know who I am...
and you know that I do not tire.
I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these
questions because this court is illegitimate.
- Saddam Hussein

Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things.
The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions:
could have,
might have, and should have.
- Louis E. Boone


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