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I grew up in dirt-poor hillbilly country. We lived this dry-below-the-waist kind of scene. If you were a sensual woman you were in league with that which is un-Christlike. Where I come from, a cockroach is a roach, and a cockerel is a rooster because they can't bring themselves to say cock.

Author: Tori Amos (1963)

Profession: Canadian-born American Musician, Singer, Songwriter

In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem

Author: J. A. Dever


The community of living is the carriage of the Lord.

Author: Hasidic Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Hasidic Origin

In order to stand well in the eyes of the community, it is necessary to come up to a certain, somewhat indefinite, conventional standard of wealth.

Author: Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929)

Profession: American Social Scientist