Emily Murphy quotes

  • We must enhance the light, not fight the darkness.

  • We go fish, we also catch fighting fish, looking for birds and it was for kampong people, the paddy field was our the play field for the children.

  • Goodbye, my almost lover. Goodbye, my hopeless dream. I'm trying not to think about you, can't you just let me be? So long, my luckless romance, my back is turned on you. Should've known you'd bring me heartache. Almost lovers always do.

  • Like most parents, I've been stumped by homework, the big questions, such as: 'What is the point of geography - the pilot always knows where we are going?'. Answer: 'If you didn't know any geography, people would think you were an American, and you wouldn't be able to put them right because you wouldn't know where they live.'

  • Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

  • Fear is born of Satan, and if we would only take time to think a moment we would see that everything Satan says is founded upon a falsehood.

  • I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing - even in part - our capacity to contribute to other peoples.

  • Some of my academic friends think Ive fallen from a very special grace.

  • Indo-European peoples and Semitic peoples are today still completely different... Jews almost everywhere form a special society... Muslims (the Semitic spirit is today represented mainly by Islam) and the Europeans stand face to face like two beings of different species, having nothing common in the way of thinking and feeling...

  • America didn’t bypass or escape civilization. It did something far more profound, far cleverer: it simply changed what civilization could be.

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