"The rhetoric we use to talk about these people who risk their lives to have a shot at picking oranges so their kids have a shot at not being dead makes it sound like we are talking about scraping gum off our shoes. These people chose to take a huge risk to become Americans, and they deserve a better descriptor than ‘illegals’."
Maggie Jordan, The Newsroom
"He knew that when he kissed this girl, and forever wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath, his mind would never romp again like the mind of God. So he waited, listening for a moment longer to the tuning-fork that had been struck upon a star. Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete."
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald