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I always felt called to serve, to empower and ennoble as many people as I could, teaching, truth-telling, exposing lies, bearing witness, and being willing to live and die for something bigger than yourself.  (Bearing Witness Quotes) When we’re writing anything, we’re bearing witness to the time we live in and how it’s different from any other time in history.  (Bearing Witness Quotes) Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.  (Bearing Witness Quotes) Like civil-rights protesters who sang rousing hymns as they were carried off to jail, Twitterers are bearing witness to what’s happening around them, and calling out into the darkness of cyberspace for confirmation. I’m here. You’re here, too. We are present  (Bearing Witness Quotes) The mere fact of an American being present could help save the lives of innocent people. That’s why I believe in the importance of bearing witness, to become a voice for the voiceless  (Bearing Witness Quotes) It is important to act as if bearing witness matters  (Bearing Witness Quotes) I thought we'd die there, quarrels in our backs, you for what you did and me for bearing witness  (Bearing Witness Quotes) Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life  (Bearing Witness Quotes) Individuals bearing witness cannot do the work of social movements, but they can break a corrosive and demoralizing silence  (Bearing Witness Quotes) I sing, not to hear the echo repeat, a shade fainter, my song! I think of light and not of glory! Singing is my fashion of waging war and bearing witness. And if my song is the proudest of songs, it is that I sing clearly to make the day rise clear!  (Bearing Witness Quotes) I know I can’t make time slow down, can’t hold our life as it is in a freeze frame or slow my children’s inexorable journeys into adulthood and lives of their own. But I can celebrate those journeys by bearing witness to them, by paying attention, and, perhaps most of all, by carrying on with my own growth and becoming. Now it dawns on me that the only way I can figure out what I’m meant to be doing is to try to understand who I’m meant to be... I will not waste this life, not one hour, not one minute. I will not take for granted the blessing of our being here... I will give thanks  (Bearing Witness Quotes) Every artist seems to me to have the job of bearing witness to the world we live in. To some extent I think of all of us as artists, because we have voices and we are each of us unique  (Bearing Witness Quotes) With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history  (Bearing Witness Quotes) I have made my living bearing witness to some of the most horrific events of the end of our century, at the end of the 20th century  (Bearing Witness Quotes) ... [Nature] ever bearing witness against man that he has deliberately chosen ugliness instead of beauty  (Bearing Witness Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS