Lillian Smith Quotes


10 Lillian Smith quotes:



"Faith and doubt both are needed - not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve."
"For men tied fast to the absolute, bled of their differences, drained of their dreams by authoritarian leeches until nothing but pulp is left, become a massive, sick Thing whose sheer weight is used ruthlessly by ambitious men. Here is the real enemy of the people: our own selves dehumanized into ''the masses.'' And where is the David who can slay this giant?"
Author: Smith Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes Masses Quotes
"Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years."
"The lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome."
"To believe in something not yet proved and to underwrite it with our lives: it is the only way we can leave the future open. Man, surrounded by facts, permitting himself no surmise, no intuitive flash, no great hypothesis, no risk, is in a locked cell. Ignorance cannot seal the mind and imagination more surely."
Author: Smith Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"Rich folks always talk hard times."
"When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die."
"The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most. There is a return journey to anguish that few of us are released from making."
"Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college."
"No journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within"
Author: Smith Quotes Category: Journey Quotes



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