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    Molly Ivins
    “One function of the income gap is that the people at the top of the heap have a hard time even seeing those at the bottom. They practically need a telescope. The pharaohs of ancient Egypt probably didn't was a lot of time thinking about the people who build their pyramids, either.”
    Molly Ivins

  • #2
    Molly Ivins
    “Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please pay attention."

    [Shrub Flubs His Dub, The Nation, June 18, 2001]”
    Molly Ivins

  • #3
    Molly Ivins
    “It's all very well to run around saying regulation is bad, get the government off our backs, etc. Of course our lives are regulated. When you come to a stop sign, you stop; if you want to go fishing, you get a license; if you want to shoot ducks, you can shoot only three ducks. The alternative is dead bodies at the intersection, no fish, and no ducks. OK?

    (Getting Control of the Frontier, Gainsville Sun, March 22, 1995)”
    Molly Ivins

  • #4
    Molly Ivins
    “The first rule of holes: When you're in one stop digging.”
    Molly Ivins

  • #5
    Molly Ivins
    “I prefer someone who burns the flag and then wraps themselves up in the Constitution over someone who burns the Constitution and then wraps themselves up in the flag.”
    Molly Ivins

  • #6
    Molly Ivins
    “Margaret Atwood, the Canadian novelist, once asked a group of women at a university why they felt threatened by men. The women said they were afraid of being beaten, raped, or killed by men. She then asked a group of men why they felt threatened by women. They said they were afraid women would laugh at them.”
    Molly Ivins, Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?

  • #7
    Tad Williams
    “Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it- memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.”
    Tad Williams

  • #8
    Tad Williams
    “...Coca-Cola and fries, the wafer and wine of the Western religion of commerce.”
    Tad Williams, City of Golden Shadow



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