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Life is complex in its expression, involving more than percipience, namely desire, emotion, will, and feeling.


Alfred North Whitehead

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Cherish your old apartments and pause for a moment when you pass them. Pay tribute, for they are the...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
I think you can overthink dealing with fame. To an extent, you've got to put yourself out there,...
FIONN WHITEHEAD
One of the things that is really unique about Neal is that, although he stretched out so fast and ev...
BILL WHITEHEAD
Northridge typically was quicker to loose stuff and was more alive than us. They played well and tha...
BILL WHITEHEAD
Older cars had those old vacuum windshield wiper systems, and when they went bad it was almost impos...
ROBBY WHITEHEAD
As time went on, we learned to arm ourselves in our different ways. Some of us with real guns, some ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Ultimately, the teams will help us to develop a truly compelling design for the World Trade Center s...
JOHN WHITEHEAD
see chains on another person and be glad they are not your own--such was the good fortune permitted ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Life! What Inscrutable Card Shall Ye Throw Next Upon the Soft Felt of Our Days?
COLSON WHITEHEAD
in the slow motion that is the speed of humiliation.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
How to undo slavery's injury to the mental faculties–so many freed men continued to be enslaved by...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
He is a fierce competitor. He loves to compete. When it comes to hockey he wants to win and his team...
TIM WHITEHEAD
Of an old tale which every schoolboy knows.
WILLIAM WHITEHEAD
He imagined a town called A. Around the communal fire they’re shaping arrowheads and carving tribu...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
He told her that every one of her enemies, all the masters and overseers of her suffering, would be ...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
White man trying to kill you slow every day, and sometimes trying to kill you fast. Why make it easy...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
It was a magnificent operation, from seed to bale, but not one of them could be prideful of their la...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The other patrollers were boys and men of bad character; the work attracted a type. In another count...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The only way to know how long you are lost in the darkness is to be saved from it.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
If niggers were supposed to have their freedom, they wouldn't be in chains. If the red man was suppo...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Cora didn't know what optimistic meant. She asked the other girls that night if they were familiar w...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Slavery is a sin when whites were put to the yoke, but not the African. All men are created equal, u...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Why should anyone else have it easy. Spoken like a true New Yorker.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
People spare a minute or two relishing other people's setbacks before their own inadequacies distrac...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Did you know that smiling politely burns up the same amount of calories as speaking your mind.
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Wow, this crappy performance art is really making me feel not so terrible about my various emotional...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
Failing at everything except his fear of success. Passed over yet again. Archivist of slights. Every...
COLSON WHITEHEAD