Top 18 Quotes About Strange Fruit

#1. Diodorus Siculus confessed
His gradual ease among the likes of this:
Murdered, forgotten, nameless, terrible
Beheaded girl, outstaring axe
And beatification, outstaring
What had begun to feel like reverence.
-Strange Fruit

Seamus Heaney

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#2. Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive her for giving him birth. The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch has borne strange fruit through the years.

Lillian Smith

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#3. Below the incandescent stars / below the incandescent fruit, / the strange experience of beauty; / its existence is too much; / it tears one to pieces / and each fresh wave of consciousness / is poison.

Marianne Moore

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#4. His life oscillates, as everyone's does, not merely between two poles, such as the body and the spirit, the saint and the sinner, but between thousands and thousands.

Hermann Hesse

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#5. I'd put a banana on my tray, too. That, at least, didn't
remind me of anything trying to kill me. Could you kill someone with a banana? It didn't seem
possible. Maybe a possessed banana. I'd seen possessed pets before, but not possessed fruit. But
I'll bet it's out there somewhere.

Lili St. Crow

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#6. Indian believes they ain't but two sins ... bein a coward ... and turnin agin yer own kind.

Forrest Carter

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#7. I actually don't have a view on whether someone watching certain material that may be legal in some places, but might be obscene to somebody else, can trigger a violent streak in someone.

Killi Krupa Rani

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#8. Every day without fail one should consider himself as dead. There is a saying of the elders that goes, 'Step from under the eaves and you're a dead man. Leave the gate and the enemy is waiting.' This is not a matter of being careful. It is to consider oneself as dead beforehand.

Yamamoto Tsunetomo

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#9. Your concert-goer, though he feed upon symphony as a lamb upon milk, is no true lover if he play no instrument. Your true lover does more than admire the muse; he sweats a little in her service.

Catherine Drinker Bowen

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#10. When you hear a Spanish cook describe a paella or a cake, you realize she's using a much richer repertoire of adjectives than what one of us would use to characterize a book or an important experience.

Julio Cortazar

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#11. I'm intensely private. I don't like giving interviews.

Marc Warren

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#12. The desire to succeed has a lot less compulsion than the fear of failure.

Gerald Seymour

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#13. The speaker, and the schoolmaster, and the third grown person present, all backed a little, and swept with their eyes the inclined plane of little vessels then and there arranged in order, ready to have imperial gallons of facts poured into them until they were full to the brim.

Charles Dickens

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#14. Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended upon man.

Francis Spellman

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#15. I had a very good English teacher who said to me that she thought I ought to do it. She - I don't know, she saw something thank goodness because I think if it hadn't been encouraged by somebody that serious, I'm not sure what would've happened to me.

Maggie Smith

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#16. And in my head, a person who was out walking and walking in the dark comes to a little house with a light on. Waits at the door for a moment, and then goes in. Finds such a welcome that she stays.

Elizabeth Berg

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#17. He had a strange way of talking, his head tucked into his neck and his eyes fixed in the empty space beyond, as if something were suspended there, ripe fruit or a glimmer of light, as if he were not quite brave enough, or perhaps too polite, to look a person in the eye.

Jan Ellison

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#18. Do you know how to read?" "No. It is one of the black arts." He nodded. "But a useful one," he said.

Ursula K. Le Guin

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