Quote by Jodi Picoult
It's not because I don't want to hurt Delia's feelings. It's because when she is bruised, I'm the one who aches.
This quote expresses the speaker's hesitance to hurt Delia's feelings not out of self-interest, but out of empathy and connection. It suggests that the speaker feels distressed and pained when Delia is emotionally wounded, implying a deep emotional bond between them. The quote highlights the speaker's sensitivity and desire to protect Delia from any harm, reflecting the speaker's investment in their relationship.
Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why --but the editorialists forget it --terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking.