Hemisphere quotes

  • From 1949 to the present, for every dollar the US spent on an African, it spent $250.65 on an Israeli, and for every dollar it spent on someone from the Western Hemisphere outside the US, it spent $214 on an Israeli.
    -- Ahdaf Soueif

    #Atheism #Dollars #Hemisphere

  • The American psychologist Julian Jaynes, in a controversial study on the origin of consciousness, argued that the bicameral mind - in which one of the hemispheres becomes specialized in silent reading - is a late development in humankind's evolution, and that the process by which this function develops is still changing.
    -- Alberto Manguel

    #Reading #Mind #Hemisphere

  • Give her the continent and she wanted the hemisphere.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Giving #Hemisphere #Wanted

  • It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance.
    -- Baldwin Spencer

    #Law #Hemisphere #World

  • I had the only beard in the Western Hemisphere that made Bob Dylan's look good.
    -- Bill Walton

    #Sports #Looks #Hemisphere

  • Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere.
    -- Charles Rangel

    #Past #Europe #Hemisphere

  • And, granted, for a long time, the European has been dominant in certain parts of this Western Hemisphere, but by the end of the 21st century, it's over.
    -- Edward James Olmos

    #Europe #Long #Hemisphere

  • Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere; some say the poorest in the world.
    -- Helen Fisher

    #Country #Hemisphere #World

  • Africans in the United States must remember that the slave ships brought no West Indians, no Caribbeans, no Jamaicans or Trinidadians or Barbadians to this hemisphere. The slave ships brought only African people and most of us took the semblance of nationality from the places where slave ships dropped us off.
    -- John Henrik Clarke

    #People #Hemisphere #Ships

  • The language of men was involved with only one hemisphere in order to leave the other free for the language of the gods.
    -- Julian Jaynes

    #Men #Order #Hemisphere

  • The hurricanes are following the tropical ocean temperature. The tropical ocean temperature is following the Northern Hemisphere. And it's very hard now to believe that there's anything natural about that.
    -- Kerry Emanuel

    #Believe #Ocean #Hemisphere

  • Don't leave home without your left hemisphere
    -- Michael Gazzaniga

    #Home #Hemisphere

  • A laborer might last ten years or so before expiring. But individual workers in the death camp of sugar were survived by their culture, which was constantly re-Africanized by fresh arrivals. To that plantation culture, the music of our hemisphere owes no small debt.
    -- Ned Sublette

    #Years #Hemisphere #Debt

  • Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored. We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing.
    -- Robert Ballard

    #Ocean Exploration #Southern #Hemisphere

  • Now I realize, and I acknowledge, that the right brain/left brain distinction is a tremendous oversimplification. We don't come neatly divided into right and left hemispheres, but the fact is that the two hemispheres of the brain do specialize in certain functions.
    -- Darold Treffert

    #Two #Brain #Hemisphere

  • My autobiography is one of the truest, most frankly written books ever published in the western hemisphere.
    -- Kola Boof

    #Book #Hemisphere #Autobiography

  • The American sense of the importance, the fundamental importance of the black-white dichotomy, comes out of societies founded in the era of the African slave trade, so societies like ours, that is to say the western hemisphere, the Caribbean and so forth, we share a lot in common.
    -- Nell Irvin Painter

    #White #Black #Hemisphere

  • When the brain is whole, the unified consciousness of the left and right hemispheres adds up to more than the individual properties of the separate hemispheres.
    -- Roger Wolcott Sperry

    #Brain #Hemisphere #Add

  • The main theme to emerge... is that there appear to be two modes of thinking, verbal and nonverbal, represented rather separately in left and right hemispheres respectively and that our education system, as well as science in general, tends to neglect the nonverbal form of intellect. What it comes down to is that modern society discriminates against the right hemisphere.
    -- Roger Wolcott Sperry

    #Thinking #Two #Hemisphere

  • I don't know everything about the Southern Hemisphere, but if you're fans of something as bad as Vegemite, we must have similar interests.
    -- Grumpy Cat

    #Southern #Fans #Hemisphere