O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.
Karma brings us ever back to rebirth, binds us to the wheel of births and deaths. Good Karma drags us back as relentlessly as bad, and the chain which is wrought out of our virtues holds as firmly and as closely as that forged from our vices.
People have a right to violence, to rebel, to fight back.
Muhammadan law in its relation to women, is a pattern to European law. Look back to the history of Islam, and you will find that women have often taken leading places – on the throne, in the battle-field, in politics, in literature, poetry, etc.
The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.
Love must have wings to fly away from love, and to fly back again.
Now I’ve been free, I know what a dreadful condition slavery is. I have seen hundreds of escaped slaves, but I never saw one who was willing to go back and be a slave.
A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
You go back to the 17th century, the commercial and industrial centers of the world were China and India.
In every era going back to Lincoln with Frederick Douglass, presidents talk to those that were leading at that time.