Category Archives: #SundaySentence

2020/03/08 #SundaySentence

Our efforts to fight poverty are often based on the misconception that poor people must pull themselves up out of the mire. But the relentless struggle to make ends meet has serious effects on the brain. Poverty is not a lack of character – it’s a lack of cash.

From Poverty isn’t a lack of character. It’s a lack of cash. by Rutger Bregman

Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.

2020/03/01 #SundaySentence

When someone, while having an asthma attack, says “I love you” or “I really love you”, there’s a difference. A word difference. And a word is a lot, because that word could have been “sit”, “Ventolin” or even “ambulance”.

From Words by Etgar Keret

Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.

2020/02/23 #SundaySentence

It is because you think if you own publishing you can control what’s printed, what’s written, what’s read? Well, lotsa luck, sir. It’s a common delusion of tyrants. Writers and readers, even as they suffer from it, regard it with amused contempt.

by Margaret Atwood from her essay “Staying Awake” (Harper Magazine 2008)

Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.

2020/02/09 #SundaySentence

I came up in the sixties, which is way after everything else. But we always assumed that we knew white people, that we really sort of understood them. And I found out that if you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else.

by Nikki Giovanni in James Baldwin and Nikki Giovanni’s Extraordinary Forgotten Conversation About the Language of Love and What It Takes to Be Truly Empowered

Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.