[Ads-l] Further Appeal for Notable Quotations of 2022

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 18 02:52:06 UTC 2022

I dare not say what that this award might mean.
Remark of Natalia Pinchuk upon learning that her husband Ales
Bialiatski had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Bialiatski is an
imprisoned Belarusian human rights activist.

The phrasing is a bit odd.

Website: New York Times
Article: Quotation of the Day: Nobel Peace Prize Carries Message in
Shadow of Russia’s War
Date: Oct. 8, 2022


[Begin excerpt]
“I dare not say what that this award might mean. Of course, I have
hopes, but I’m afraid to express them. There is always this fear.”

NATALIA PINCHUK, who sent a telegram to her husband, Ales Bialiatski,
a Belarusian human rights activist imprisoned since July 2021,
informing him of his Nobel Peace Prize award. She said she received no
reply and does not know whether her message reached him.
[End excerpt]

On Thu, Nov 17, 2022 at 9:18 PM Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:
> We now move past the "preliminary" appeal for suggestions of candidates for my annual list of the 10 most notable quotations of the year, disseminated by the Associated Press.  The time is drawing near when I have to produce a final list.  The criteria are quotations that are famous, or important, or particularly revealing of the spirit of our times.  Invariably many of the quotes are political in nature, but I do very much want some nonpolitical quotes from fields such as popular culture, sports, business, science, etc.  I also would like to have some foolish quotes from Democratic politicians to give the list some balance.
> Note that quotations from December 2021 may be eligible.  Internet memes can be considered if they are very popular.
> Fred Shapiro
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