Fiona Bruce quotes

  • He wasn't what sent me running. He was what had made me want to stay.

  • Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.

  • Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.

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

  • Because of a friend, life is a little stronger, fuller, more gracious thing for the friend's existence, whether he be near or far. If the friend is close at hand, that is best; but if he is far away he still is there to think of, to wonder about, to hear from, to write to, to share life and experience with, to serve, to honor, to admire, to love.

  • There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable.

  • Emotional abuse is any type of abuse that is not physical in nature. It can include everything from verbal abuse to the silent treatment, domination to subtle manipulation.

  • Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.

  • We can all take responsibility for helping to bring about change, and keeping our friends and colleagues safe from domestic violence

  • Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.