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Quote Left Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public. Quote Right
Quote Left Have you ever seen an inchworm crawl up a leaf or a twig, and then, clinging to the very end, revolve in the air, feeling for something, to reach something That's like me. I am trying to find something out there beyond the place on which I have footing. Quote Right
Quote Left For every living creature that succeeds in getting a footing in life there are thousands or millions that perish. There is an enormous random scattering for every seed that comes to life. This does not remind us of intelligent human design. 'If a man in order to shoot a hare, were to discharge thousands of guns on a great moor in all possible directions; if in order to get into a locked room, he were to buy ten thousand casual keys, and try them all; if, in order to have a house, he were to build a town, and leave all the other houses to wind and weather - assuredly no one would call such proceedings purposeful and still less would anyone conjecture behind these proceedings a higher wisdom, unrevealed reasons, and superior prudence.' Quote Right
Quote Left If a marriage is going to work well, it must be on a solid footing, namely money, and of that commodity it is the girl with the smallest dowry... Quote Right
Quote Left To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. Quote Right
Quote Left These, then, will be some of the features of democracy... it will be, in all likelihood, an agreeable, lawless, parti-colored commonwealth, dealing with all alike on a footing of equality, whether they be really equal or not. Quote Right
Quote Left He who cannot rest, cannot work he who cannot let go, cannot hold on he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward. Quote Right
Quote Left Much more than our other needs and endeavors, it is sexuality that puts us on an even footing with our kind: the more we practice it, the more we become like everyone else: it is in the performance of a reputedly bestial function that we prove our status as citizens: nothing is more public than the sexual act. Quote Right
Quote Left To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself Quote Right
Quote Left Blind fear that seeing reason leads finds safer footing than blind reason stumbling without fear. To fear the worst oft cures the worst. Quote Right