Karen Nussbaum quotes

  • There are questions of real power and then there are questions of phony authority. You have to break through the phony authority to begin to fight the real questions of power.
    -- Karen Nussbaum

    #Peace #Real #Fighting

  • The true face of the unions is not now a man in a hard hat as much as it is a woman in a classroom or in cleaning smocks.
    -- Karen Nussbaum

    #Men #Unions #Faces

  • The same hot lightning that burns your blood with passion–– cools your fears with peace.

  • People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.

  • Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.

  • Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.

  • Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

  • Any city may have one period of magnificence, like Boston or New Orleans or San Francisco, but it takes a real one to keep renewing itself until the past is perennially forgotten.

  • There's something to be said in favor of working in isolation in the real world.

  • Well, I think that the image is a part of me. I wear the baggy pants, the hats, the whole nine. And you know, I may add a little for the excitement and the intrigue in the videos, but my family has told me that little air of mystery that surrounds me is for real.

  • I don't really want to write fiction at all. I don't see why fiction is necessary when we have real life already confusing enough.

  • Is there a chance? A fragment of light at the end of the tunnel? A reason to fight? Is there a chance you may change your mind? Or are we ashes and wine?