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Mailboxes Quotes


"the garbage cans and mailboxes on the sidewalk would stay the same, but the people would be just a beautiful blur of motion." - Cecily Von Ziegesar

"Maybe when they no longer receive Sierra magazine in their mailboxes, journalists will understand how campaign finance reform abridges free speech." - Matt Welch

"The world is filled with archaic objects - mailboxes which look like alarm boxes, banks which look like places to break out of rather than places to enter." - Raymond Loewy

"When I was a kid, I used to deliver the newspaper all over town, cramming papers between screen doors and into mailboxes and under doormats." - Jill Lepore

"America Online, of course, is a master of the hard sell, from stuffing mailboxes with free trial offers to forcing subscribers to click through ads before they can get their e-mail." - Alex Berenson

"Freedom! To fill people's mailboxes, eyes, ears and brains with commercial rubbish against their will, television programs that are impossible to watch with a sense of coherence. Freedom! To force information on people, taking no account of their right not to accept it or their right of peace of mind. Freedom! To spit in the eyes and souls of passersby with advertisements." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"The people are maybe still as aware of the differences but they are more accepting of it that what we saw in the 70s and 80s, but the undercurrent is still there. There are maybe no racial slurs anymore, no firecrackers in mailboxes, the distinction is much more subtle." - Celeste Ng

"When I go to Indian reservations in the West, and especially to the Pine Ridge Reservation, I sometimes feel unsure where to put my foot when I open the car door. The very ground is different from where I usually stand. There are fewer curbs, fewer sidewalks, and almost no street signs, mailboxes, or leashed dogs." - Ian Frazier

"I would ... go up to the mailbox and sit in the grass, waiting. ... Till it came to me one day there were women doing this with their lives, all over. There were women just waiting and waiting by mailboxes for one letter or another. I imagined me making this journey day after day and year after year, and my hair starting to go gray, and I thought, I was never made to go on like that. ... If there were woman all through life waiting, and women busy and not waiting, I knew which I had to be." - Alice Munro