We often say how impressive power is. But I do not find it impressive at all. The guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships, are all symbols of human failure. They are necessary symbols. They protect what we cherish.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)
Contributed by: Zaady
While you're saving your face, you're losing your ass.
In 1790, the nation which had fought taxation without representation discovered that some of its citizens weren't much happier about taxation with representation.
Any jackass can kick down a barn but it takes a good carpenter to build one.
What convinces is conviction.
This nation, this generation, in this hour has man's first chance to build a Great Society, a place where the meaning of man's life matches the marvels of man's labor.
To hunger for use and to go unused is the worst hunger of all.
Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance.
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