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“There are no words more obscene than 'I can't live without you.'”
“The wind she lifts my laughter / the wind she lifts my cares, / and bearing both my joy and pain / she thus my body bears.”
“I was so excited to be able to say that I was a lesbian that I would shake hands with strangers on the street and say, 'Hi! I'm Sally Gearhart and I'm a lesbian.' Once, appearing on a panel program, I began, 'I'm Sally Lesbian and I'm a gearhart!' I realized then that I had put too much of my identity into being lesbian.”
Sally Gearhart, U.S. writer, educator, political/feminist activist
Full name: Sally Miller Gearhart.