“The distinction between complex thinking / right-answer thinking increasingly defines the difference between elite educational opportunity and education of the rest.”"If the SAT Were a Key to All Mythology" by Monica Cohen
"I think nearly everything a writer writes mirrors his or her life, right down through the heart to the very soul."
"Every artist joins a conversation that's been going on for generations, even millennia, before he or she joins the scene."
"Every exploration is an appropriation."
"The Zong and its cargo of four hundred forty slaves sailed from the coast of Africa on September 6, 1781."
"A lightning flash... then night! Fleeting beauty By whose glance I was suddenly reborn, Will I see you no more before eternity?"