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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Men are run ragged by female sexuality all their lives. From the beginning of his life to the end, no man ever fully commands any woman. It's an illusion. Men are pussy-whipped. And they know it. That's what the strip clubs are about; not woman as victim, not woman as slave, but woman as goddess.
    Source: As quoted in Sexuality and Gender (2002)
  • Gordon Graham
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    Decision is a sharp knife that cuts or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    American writer 1822-1905
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    The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print... substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-eyed, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the gentleman in question.
  • A. M. Klein
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    For the tourist's
    brown pennies scattered at the old church door,
    the ragged papooses jump, and bite the dust.
    Source: Indian Reservation: Caughnawaga (1983)
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
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    I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.
  • Aaliyah
    Aaliyah
    American singer, actress and model 1979-2001
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    I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
    British poet and playwright 1955-
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    One saw I was alive. Loosened
    his belt. My bowels opened in a ragged gape of fear.
    Between the gap of corpses I could see a child.
    The soldiers laughed. Only a matter of days separate
    this from acts of torture now. They shot her in the eye.
    Source: Standing Female Nude (1985) Shooting Stars
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
  • David Hare
    David Hare
    British Playwright, Director 1947-
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    The theatre is the best way of showing the gap between what is said and what is seen to be done, and that is why, ragged and gap-toothed as it is, it has still a far healthier potential than some poorer, abandoned arts.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman: if it be a few ragged huts, it is still the greatest city in the whole world.
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