Ellen Raskin quotes

  • A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.

  • I, for my part, acknowledge another precept which says that man must deal the final blow to those whose downfall is destined by God.

  • Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow are going to blow your funky mind!

  • Dim loneliness came imperceivably into the fields and he turned back. The birds piped oddly; some wind was caressing the higher foliage, turning it all one way, the way home. Telegraph poles ahead looked like half-used pencils; the small cross on the steeple glittered with a sharp and shapely permanence.

  • Cats, no less liquid than their shadows, offer no angles to the wind. They slip, diminished, neat, through loopholes less than themselves.

  • Autumn can be glorious but menacing too - the long shadows, brisk winds, scurrying leaves, impending frost.

  • When God wanted to create the horse, he said to the South Wind, "I want to make a creature of you. Condense." And the Wind condensed.

  • Once the renewable infrastructure is built, the fuel is free forever. Unlike carbon-based fuels, the wind and the sun and the earth itself provide fuel that is free, in amounts that are effectively limitless.

  • My parents just tell me, ‘If you know what you want, you should stay determined and go for it. You can do anything.’

  • Our society covers these problems with a veil. All I want is an open discussion