If literature isn’t everything, it’s not worth a single hour of someone’s trouble.
It’s still a pretty sexist world out there and someone’s got to stand up and say something.eliza dushku
If the great Western experiment fails and we end up living in totalitarian war-on-terrorism states, one day someone’s going to say, 'Well democracy doesn’t work because they had to give it up’.martin firrell
More power to [Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty] if they can get someone’s attention.ingrid newkirk
Now he was far from bored but feeling many of the same stresses that had caused him to retire from active duty in the first place. Was it possible to find a station in life with just the right level of interest? Was it possible to be normal without being someone’s dupe?neal stephenson
Every single day for the last 10 years Wikipedia has got better because someone – several million someones in all – decided to make it better. [...] Wikipedia is best understood not as a product with an organisation behind it, but as an activity that happens to leave an encyclopedia in its wake.
The poetry I love is written with someone’s voice and I believe its proper culmination is to be read with someone’s voice. And the human voice in that sense is not electronically reproduced or amplified.robert pinsky