Orna Ross Quotes

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Orna Ross Quotes

Where theres life, theres learning, and the truth is always calling us out of our pride. If we dont harken, it will call louder, and throw a situation at us. A pebble at first. If we still dont listen, well get a stone. Then a rock. Then a great crashing boulder. We must learn, or die.
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It's good to have an end in mind but in the end what counts is how you travel.

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A great poet can give nobler and more precious gifts to his country than the greatest philanthropist or politician.

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They were magnificent all right, with the magnificence that can only grow in the ground of great foolishness.

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Mr. Yeats makes great poetry out of what he calls his unhappiness about me, and he is happy in that. - Maud Gonne

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When looked at from the woman's side of the bed-sheet, most tales take a turning.

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He has been preparing his life and his poetry for just such a woman, just such intermingling of beauty and sorrow and mystery. But a woman like her will not settle into the role of helpmeet or muse; she is too adventurous, too vital, too fond of sensation. She will want to be, an ally. An equal. What can he, a poor student of poetry, offer her? Only his words.

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She's had nothing but love in this house. It's our toxic, sexist, over-sexed society. Girls are falling apart all over the place. It's the corporates." "Huh?" "The way they've cheapened and degraded sex." "Isn't that our fault too? We're the ones who threw off our tops and danced around maypoles in the People's Park."  Drop the hypocrisy, we'd cried. Make love not war. Let it blossom, let it flow.  Oh innocent us.

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Our wound is our way.

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You know, Mercy, it is really very simple." He took my hand. "He has no power, hon. Not unless you hand yours over.

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On Christmas Eve morning, hours before Zach left or Star arrived, my father asked me to kill him.  I'd spent some of that night in a chair at the end of his bed. At one point, he woke and started to panic, then remembering,

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Reached up to push the button that released liquid morphine into his veins.

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