If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good deal less sorrow in the world a hundred years hence.
In order to speak about all and to all, one has to speak of what all know and of the reality common to us all. The sea, rains, necessity, desire, the struggle against death… these are things that unite us all.
Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you?
Women have not yet realized the cowardice that resides, for if they should decide to do so, they would be able to fight you until death; and to prove that I speak the truth, amongst so many women, I will be the first to act, setting an example for them to follow.
I think Michael Moore is an amazing man – an amazing, brave man. And I think people are probably going to start saying, ‘Don’t associate with Cindy Sheehan.’ People who speak truth to power somehow are marginalized in this country.
When I have an argument with someone, even with someone I am not very close with, I can’t sleep at night thinking about it. It’s terrible. But I still manage speak out frankly because I have also been gifted with the ability to read people. I can sense when they start to get irritated with me, and then, I shift.
Speak the truth, and all things alive or brute are vouchers, and the very roots of the grass underground there, do seem to stir and move to bear you witness.
I do not speak the minds of others except to speak my own mind better.
There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; I speak of the infinite.