„There's something perverse about women… they're all masochists at heart.“

—  Henry Miller, buch Wendekreis des Krebses

Quelle: Tropic of Cancer

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„Nostalgia is masochism and masochism is something masochists love to share.“

—  Andrei Codrescu American writer 1946

Quelle: New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

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„Something is wrong with America. I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about or if they're thinking at all.“

—  Bob Dole American politician 1923

Reported in Tom Crisp, The Book of Bob: Choice Words, Memorable Men (2007), p. 113.

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„… perversely, it is often more fun to want something than to have it.“

—  David Foster Wallace, buch Unendlicher Spaß

Quelle: Infinite Jest

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„Arise then… women of this day!
Arise, all women who have hearts!“

—  Julia Ward Howe American abolitionist, social activist, and poet 1819 - 1910

Mother's Day Proclamation (1870)

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„There's something pure about Festivus, something primal, raw in the hearts of humans.“

—  Jerry Stiller American comedian 1927

Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us (2005)
Kontext: In the ancient days when gods played their own games, and had their own celebrations, tossing lightning bolts between mountaintops, hurling great boulders — Festivus came out of that. It's a holiday that celebrates being alive at a time when it was hard to be alive.
There was no Christ yet, no Yahweh, no Buddha. There were great ruins and raw nature. But there was a kindling spark of hope among men. They celebrated that great thunderous storms hadn't enveloped them in the past year, that landslides hadn't destroyed them. They made wishes that their crops would grow in the fields, that they'd have food the next year and the wild animals wouldn't attack and eat them.
There's something pure about Festivus, something primal, raw in the hearts of humans.

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„Women are not to be hit. They're to be hugged and caressed.“

—  Charlie Sheen American film and television actor 1965

Quote summary in The Los Angeles Times (2011)

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„Christine O'Donnell: But let me tell you something! They — homosexuals' special rights groups can get away with so much more than nobody else can!
Alan Colmes: Well, what are they getting away with here, Christine? Tell me what you’re seeing…
Christine O'Donnell: They're getting away with nudity!
Fay: Oh, right.
Christine O'Donnell: They're getting away with nudity! They're getting away with lasciviousness! They're getting away with perversion!
Fay: Oh, Christine…
Christine O'Donnell: They're getting away with blasphemy!“

—  Christine O'Donnell American Tea Party politician and former Republican Party candidate 1969

2000-06-26
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Hannity & Colmes
Fox News
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Spaulding
Pam's House Blend
2010-09-19
http://www.pamshouseblend.com/diary/17374/christine-odonnell-how-can-she-be-taken-seriously-rush-says-shes-electable
2010-10-20
2010-09-15
Christine O'Donnell Does Not Like Gays.
Instaputz
http://instaputz.blogspot.com/2010/09/christine-odonnell-does-not-like-gays.html
2010-10-20
about 2000 New York City Gay Pride Parade
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„Some say 'the women’s movement is all about older women,' but this is a movement about younger women asserting their rights that women before them fought for and won.“

—  Gloria Allred American civil rights lawyer 1941

December 6, 2014, Gloria Allred: The Battle Over Sexual Assault is the ‘Civil Rights Movement of Our Time’, May 15, 2014, Time magazine, Gloria Allred http://time.com/100055/campus-sexual-assault-gloria-allred/,

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