Perform

Famous quotes containing the word perform:

    For Afro-Americans, it could be argued that every year they’ve spent in this country since they arrived in chains to perform forced labor has been 1984.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)

    Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process.
    Lionel Trilling (1905–1975)

    Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
    E.M. Cioran (b. 1911)