The nature of women's oppression is unique: women are oppressed as women, regardless of class or race; some women have access to significant wealth, but that wealth does not signify power; women are to be found everywhere, but own or control no appreciable territory; women live with those who oppress them, sleep with them, have their children we are tangled, hopelessly it seems, in the gut of the machinery and way of life which is ruinous to us.
When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye; The Gods, that wanton in the air Know no such liberty.Richard Lovelace
Skill'd to retire, and in retiring draw Hearts after them tangled in amorous nets.john milton
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are na|«ve.
Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!
I can see no practical application of molecular biology to human affairs... DNA is a tangled mass of linear molecules in which the informational content is quite inaccessible.frank macfarlane burnet
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave, when they think that their children are naive.ogden nash
What a tangled web we weave when we practice to believerobert m. price
Men become utilitarian out of fear of the alternative the chaos of tangled or tepid desires, of rootlessness and boredom.john carroll
If the house is to be demolished tomorrow anyhow, people seem to feel, we may as well burn the furniture today. None of our problems are insoluble...But it seems clear that to prevail we humans will have to act with a smartness and selflessness that has so far eluded us during our long and tangled history.arthur c. clarke
I think the hard thing about this job [stand-up] I mean, I think this part is great but that the traveling is y'know, 'cause 'cause I'm gone a lot from home and this time I'm out for three-and-a-half weeks without going home, and that's hard, to be gone three-and-a-half weeks 'cause then I have to ask my friends, "Would you mind going to the house and watering the plants, and turn some lights on and make it look like somebody's home, and make sure that the mobile over the crib isn't tangled or the baby's gonna get bored..."ellen degeneres
I leant upon a coppice gate When Frost was spectre-gray, And Winter’s dregs made desolate The weakening eye of day The tangled bine-stems scored the sky Like strings of broken lyres, And all mankind that haunted nigh Had sought their household fires.thomas hardy
Unless you expect the unexpected, you will not find it, for it is hidden and thickly tangled.heraclitus
When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye, The gods that wanton in the air Know no such liberty.Richard Lovelace
O, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!walter scott
Are ye, two vultures sick for battle, Two scorpions under one wet stone, Two bloodless wolves whose dry throats rattle, Two crows perched on the murrained cattle, Two vipers tangled into one.Percy Bysshe Shelley
O what a tangled web we weave / When first we practise to deceive.
I see their scattered gravestones gleaming white Through the pale dusk of the impending night. O'er all alike the imperial sunset throws Its golden hues mingled with the rose; We give to each a tender thought and pass Out of the graveyards with their tangled grass.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
O, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!
But should you lure From his dark haunt, beneath the tangled roots Of pendent trees, the Monarch of the brook, Behoves you then to ply your finest art.james thomson
And in the woods a fragrance rare Of wild azaleas fills the air, And richly tangled overhead We see their blossoms sweet and red.dora read goodale
Unless you expect the unexpected, you will not find it, for it is hidden and thickly tangled.
The Lost Music was his way of talking about the way he believed that old wives' tales and dance tunes and folktales were just the tangled echoes of something that's not quite of this world ... something we all knew once, but have forgotten since.charles de lint
Many a night I saw the Pleiads rising thro' the mellow shade, Glitter like a swarm of fireflies tangled in a silver braid.