Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
"This has political implications," said Elphaba, loudly. "I thought this was life sciences, not current events."
Boq and Avaric shushed her. She was getting a terrible reputation as a loudmouth. (126.96.36.199-54)
"I do not listen when anyone uses the word immoral. The thing is, my green girlie, it is not for a girl, or a student, or a citizen to assess what it wrong. This is the job of leaders, and why we exist." (188.8.131.52)
"I don't know that I understand [political theory and moral philosophy]. I read them as poetry," she once admitted. "I like the sound of the words, but I don't ever really expect my slow, slanted impression of the world to change by what I read." (3.4.4)