POLITICAL CORRECTNESS Quotes

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"If you do not regard feminism with an uplifting sense of the gloriousness of woman's industrial destiny, or in the way, in short, that it is prescribed, by the rules of the political publicist, that you should, that will be interpreted by your opponents as an attack on woman." Wyndham Lewis
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"Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others. It is a heritage of communism, but they don't seem to see this." Doris Lessing
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Susan Sontag

"Al forms of consensus about ''great'' books and ''perennial'' problems, once stabilized, tend to deteriorate eventually into something philistine. The real life of the mind is always at the frontiers of ''what is already known.'' Those great books don't only need custodians and transmitters. To stay alive, they also need adversaries. The most interesting ideas are heresies." Susan Sontag
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"We have needed to define ourselves by reclaiming the words that define us. They have used language as weapons. When we open ourselves to what they say and how they say it, our narrow prejudices evaporate and we are nourished and armed." Selma James
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"It seems our fate to be incorrect (look where we live, for example), and in our incorrectness stand." Alice Walker
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"It is silly to call fat people ''gravitationally challenged'' -- a self-righteous fetishism of language which is no more than a symptom of political frustration." Terry Eagleton
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Theodore Roosevelt
Birth: 1858-10-27 Death: 1919-01-06

"The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice."

Theodore Roosevelt became the youngest President in the nation's history, following the assassination of William McKinley. Not quite 43 at the time, he brought progressive reforms to the country and strengthened foreign policy. He considered himself a "steward of the people" and took the stance that a President should do whatever was necessary for the public good, as long as it didn't break an actual law. A hero of the Spanish-American War, Roosevelt greatly expanded the United States role as a world power, often quoting his favorite proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" His ac…



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