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November 23, 2017
Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. George Bernard Shaw
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American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
Author A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come.
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - Absolutely no one - Is ...
History is always best written generations after the event, when clouded fact and memory have all fused into what can be accepted as truth, whether it be so or not.
Theodore Harold White
I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from ...
Henry Ford, 1934
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your ...
Hendrik W. Van Loon
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
It is worthwhile for anyone to have behind him a few generations of honest, hard - working ancestry.
John Phillips Marquand
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and ...
O generations of men, how I count you as equal with those who live not at all!
Sophocles, Oedpius Rex
The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - Men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living.
Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (by ...
There is divine beauty in learning, just as there is human beauty in tolerance. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk ...
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