quote by Gloria E. Anzaldúa

Like all people, we perceive the version of reality that our culture communicates. Like others having or living in more than one culture, we get multiple, often opposing messages. The coming together of two self-consistent but habitually incomparable frames of reference causes un choque, a cultural collision.

— Gloria E. Anzaldúa

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In Architecture there is a part that is the result of Logical Reasoning and a part that is created through the Senses. There is always a point where they Clash. I don't think Architecture can be created without that Collision.

It's about finding meaning through light.

I'm always interested in tensions. A primary one is the collision between the familiar and the strange.

Ballroom dancing is a contact sport. Rugby is a collision sport.

I know my fate. One day my name will be associated with the memory of something tremendous — a crisis without equal on earth, the most profound collision of conscience, a decision that was conjured up against everything that had been believed, demanded, hallowed so far. I am no man, I am dynamite.

Life is a series of collisions with the future;

it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.

The collision of hail or rain with hard surfaces, or the song of cicadas in a summer field. These sonic events are made out of thousands of isolated sounds; this multitude of sounds, seen as totality, is a new sonic event.

Life is a series of collisions with the future.

The heart of salvation is the Cross of Christ.

The reason salvation is so easy to obtain is that it cost God so much. The Cross was the place where God and sinful man merged with a tremendous collision and where the way to life was opened. But all the cost and pain of the collision was absorbed by the heart of God.

The history of interactions among disparate peoples is what shaped the modern world through conquest, epidemics and genocide. Those collisions created reverberations that have still not died down after many centuries, and that are actively continuing in some of the world's most troubled areas.

The universe is random. It's not inevitable. It's simple chaos. It's subatomic particles in endless, aimless collision. That's what science teaches us, but what is this saying? What is it telling us, when on the very night that this man's daughter dies, it's me who's having a drink with him? How can that be random?

Unlike statements of fact, which require no further work on our part, lies must be continually protected from collisions with reality.

A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.

Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.

Football isn't a contact sport; it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.

Not every collision, not every punctilious trajectory by which billiard-ball complexes arrive at their calculable meeting places lead to reaction. ... Men (and women) are not as different from molecules as they think.

It is only through disruptions and confusion that we grow, jarred out of ourselves by the collision of someone else's private world with our own.

Do not follow me! Let's just be fabulously where we are and who we are.

You be you and I'll be me, today and today and today, and let's trust the future to tommorrow. Let the stars keep track of us. Let us ride our own orbits and trust that they will meet. May our reunion be not a finding but a sweet collision of destinies!

The really difficult moral issues arise, not from a confrontation of good and evil, but from a collision between two goods

We affect one another quite enough merely by existing.

Whenever the stars cross, or is it comets? fragments pass briefly from one orbit to another. On rare occasions there is total collision, but most often the two simply continue without incident, neither losing more than a particle to the other, in passing.

It's a bit like the feeling I get when I'm standing on a cliff or high building, looking down at a suicidal drop. I start thinking about what would happen if I stepped off, the rush of the fall, the shattering collision, the quiet emptiness of death. Part of me wants to experience the thrill of complete surrender.

Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man's nature -- opposition to it on his love of justice. These principles are in eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.

We're on a collision course for disaster.

All we can do, all your viewers can do is brace for impactBuy gold. Buy silver Get as far away as you can from U.S. currency and the U.S. economy.

You look at it [a photograph] and all around the real world is humming, buzzing and moving, and yet in this little frame there is stillness that looks like the world. That connection, that collision, that interfacing, is one of the most astonishing things we can experience.

Man is flying too fast for a world that is round.

Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision.

Football is not a contact sport. Its a collision sport

With the collision of the Shoemaker comet into Jupiter, the era of uniformitarian orthodoxy must come to an end. Minds that have been closed for nearly half a millennium can now be opened to see what really has happened to our planet in the past -- and that past is not as distant as we might suppose.

A traffic jam is a collision between free enterprise and socialism.

Free enterprise produces automobiles faster than socialism can build roads and road capacity.

The pattern is clear: if we could speed up time, it would seem as if the global economy is crashing against the earth - the Great Collision.

Ideas and thoughts collide and sort themselves out in these fruitful collisions.

There's so much written about the Titanic, and it's hard to separate what's fact and what's fiction. My understanding is that the way the Titanic was designed, the emphasis was placed on surviving a head-on collision.

Collision with the Infinite: A Life Beyond the Personal Self

In dreams you don't need to make any distinctions between things.

Not at all. Boundaries don't exist. So in dreams there are hardly ever collisions. Even if there are, they don't hurt. Reality is different. Reality bites. Reality, reality.

Cities give us collision. 'Tis said, London and New York take the nonsense out of a man.

Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.

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