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Elizabeth Wilson Quotes and Sayings
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Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective,
and recognizes only difference, never inequality,
only fragments, never conflict.
- Elizabeth Wilson

Postmodernism cost literature its audience.
- Scott Turow

Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable?
- Catharine MacKinnon

Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism,
as it's increasingly an art of gesture alone.
- Andrew Eldritch

 

What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural
defense for male violence -
a defense for it wherever it is,
which in effect is a pretty universal defense.
- Catharine MacKinnon

Postmodernism is an academic theory,
originating in academia with an academic elite,
not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted.
- Catharine MacKinnon

Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at
the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.
- Terry Eagleton

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A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern.
Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its
end but in the nascent state,
and this state is constant.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There's this expression called postmodernism,
which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern,
which now no longer means anything.
- Twyla Tharp

In Modernism, reality used to validate media.
In Postmodernism, the media validate reality.
If you don't believe this, just think how many times
you've described some real event as being 'just like a movie.'
- Brad Holland

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe.
High-speed Internet connections and low-cost,
skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
- Bob Taft

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart...
forgiveness saves the expense of anger,
the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
- Hannah More

The cost of freedom is always high,
but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose,
and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us,
we'd all be millionaires.
- Abigail Van Buren

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost
my generation to preserve your freedom.
I hope you will make good use of it.
- John Quincy Adams

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections
are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
- Gore Vidal

As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple:
providing space at the right cost.
- Harry von Zell

As a physician, I know many doctors want to utilize new technology,
but they find the cost prohibitive.
- Nathan Deal

I think the cost of energy will come down when we make
this transition to renewable energy.
- Al Gore

We approach people the same way we approach our cars.
We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask,
What's wrong with him, how much will it cost,
and when can I pick him up?
- James Hillman

You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
- Bob Hope

The cost of a thing is the amount
of what I will call life
which is required to be exchanged for it,
immediately or in the long run.
- Henry David Thoreau

Humor is a serious thing.
I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources,
which must be preserved at all cost.
- James Thurber

Plus, 40% of our debt is owned by foreign interest.
I can't support a plan that passes along cost burden
to our children and makes us more reliant on foreign dollars.
- Steve Israel

It is very expensive to achieve high unreliability.
It is not uncommon to increase the cost of an item
by a factor of ten for each factor of ten degradation accomplished.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

I'm trying to forget how much that cost,
but I just had to have them.
- Keith Sweat

One of the things that we can say with confidence is
that we will have much lighter,
much stronger materials, and this will reduce the cost of air flight,
and the cost of rockets.
- Ralph Merkle

Actually lowering the cost of insurance would be accomplished
by such things as making it harder for lawyers to win
frivolous lawsuits against insurance companies.
- Thomas Sowell

My 80-year-old mother will not buy her heart medicine
because it cost more than she can pay with social security.
She is America.
- Jack Bowman

Foreign trade clearly holds down the cost of products we buy.
- Tim Bishop

The progress in Iraq has not been without cost.
- Virgil Goode

Most students have thoughts about emigrating to Israel.
A significant number go on aliyah.
We are proud of our Israel programs,
which come at a considerable cost to the university.
- Norman Lamm

I didn't cost the Series.
I cost a game in the regular season.
- Keith Hernandez

Now, wages in the automobile industry are made up of two components,
what we call base rates and the cost of living factor
which is fed in by the operation of the escalator.
- Leonard Woodcock

One of the major goals of health insurance reform is to bring down the cost.
- Valerie Jarrett

Looking at the high cost of occupation in Iraq and
the needs we have in this country,
would it not have been better to have smaller tax cuts
in order to keep down the deficits.
- Tim Russert

In addition to this, they already have a fuel cell
car on the road in Japan.
It is subsidized from within the corporation because
they are still at a high cost.
- Maurice Strong

Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care,
including patients, who are the consumers.
However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs.
- Joe Baca

My own experience in the third world was that even
if people started to make more money,
the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.
- David Korten

The kind of acting I used to enjoy no longer exists
because your prime consideration is the budget,
running time, the cost - and whether they'll understand it in Milwaukee.
- Dirk Bogarde

We don't we agree that litigation reform to lower the
cost of healthcare would be a good starting point?
- Newt Gingrich

I don't need power at the cost of spilled blood.
- Viktor Yanukovych

The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

My mother was a good mistress to her servants,
taking care of them in their sicknesses,
not sparing any cost she was able to bestow for their recovery.
- Margaret Cavendish

The product is the delivery of the largest number of
people at the least cost.
- George Gerbner

The achievements which society rewards are won at the
cost of diminution of personality.
- Benjamin Jowett

I had casually rented an apartment that cost $75 a
month because I expected my writing to pay my way.
- A. E. van Vogt

Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology,
but not at the cost of losing your originality.
- Jackie Chan

We're not saying that you don't need coal,
but when you do mine the coal there are responsibilities to it.
It may cost a little more, but it is the right thing to do.
- Kevin Richardson

We'll make our voices heard loud and clear on the importance of cost-based power.
- Maria Cantwell

One lapse of judgment can cost and talent isn't everything.
A huge slice of good fortune in needed to make it to the top,
and without that element of luck, you've no chance.
- John Barrow

Gun control? We need bullet control!
I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars.
Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar,
we wouldn't have any innocent bystanders.
- Chris Rock

The cost of acquiring new customers and maintaining
those relationships in an online environment versus
bricks and mortar is significant.
- Stephen Cohen

As electronic journalism came to be evaluated for its cost effectiveness,
the network world began breaking up.
- Roger Mudd

Be dramatically willing to focus on the customer at all costs,
even at the cost of obsoleting your own stuff.
- Scott Cook

I would have preferred to be successful here with a
piece that cost me a huge amount of money and effort...
rather than sending to Bohemia some ordinary works.
- Camille Claudel

Ladies be seated, a laugh doesn't cost you a dime.
- Johnny Olson

Presidential leadership needn't always cost money.
Look for low- and no-cost options.
They can be surprisingly effective.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational -
but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
- Judith Viorst

We are afraid to face the hard questions.
We are willing to tackle drugs, crime,
and public education only if it doesn't cost us any new taxes.
- J. Irwin Miller

There are moments when very little truth would be enough to shape opinion.
One might be hated at extremely low cost.
- Jean Rostand

I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
- Abraham Lincoln

You can win, it'll just cost you some money.
- Bobby Heenan

It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire;
for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
- Heraclitus

Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.
- Thomas Fuller

But the central point is that any campaign against Iraq,
whatever the strategy, cost and risks,
is certain to divert us for some indefinite period
from our war on terrorism.
- Brent Scowcroft

I have my good days and my bad days,
but I don't have as much energy as I used to back when
I was young and foolish and didn't count the cost -
and it takes a lot -
to write.
- Anne McCaffrey

Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan
early cost the world dearly later on.
We dare not make the same mistake with China.
- Steve Forbes


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