Most male victims of violence are the victims of other men’s violence. So that’s something that both women and men have in common. We are both victims of men’s violence.
Language usage always has a political context.
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o’er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.
But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one’s eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and begin again.
A minute’s success pays the failure of years.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
Measure your mind’s height by the shade it casts.
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient number of men, of such unquestioned good sense, education and learning, as to secure us against all delusion in themselves.