Ruth First Quotes (3 quotes)
“The only saving grace of the present is that it's too damned stupid to question the past very closely.”
―H. P. Lovecraft
Pickman's Model - written 1926; first published in Weird Tales, Vol. 10, No. 4 (October 1927)
“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
The Wisdom of Insecurity (1951), p. 43
“If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.”
As quoted in his official website
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Born: May 4, 1925
Died: August 17, 1982 (aged 57)
Nationality: South African
Bio: Ruth First was a South African anti-apartheid activist and scholar born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was killed by a parcel bomb addressed specifically to her in Mozambique, where she worked in exile from South Africa.