The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. Ayn Rand
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Apollo astronaut Michael Collins dies aged 90
US astronaut Michael Collins, who orbited the moon during the first landing on the surface, dies aged 90, family say Disclaimer: The BBC is not responsible for the content of this email, and anything written in this email does not necessarily reflect the BBC’s views or opinions. Please note that neither the email address nor name of the sender have been verified.
You can’t reach decisions based on popularity.
chief executive, Massey Energy, Forbes, May 26, 2003
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. Yogi Berra
Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this Island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be free and the life of the world may move forward into broad, sunlit uplands. but if we fail, then the whole world, including the United States, including all that we have known and cared for, will sink into the abyss of a new Dark Age made more sinister, and perhaps more protracted, by the light of perverted science. Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour.’ Winston Churchill
To the House of Commons as the The Battle of Britain Begins, June 18, 1940, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, British statesman and Prime Minister (1940-1945; 1951-1955) 1874-1965
Always tell the truth; then you don’t have to remember anything. Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910)
Hollywood, oddly, makes us see the look of evil in a ‘Pianist’ or ‘Schindler’s List,” then rails to prevent action against the Nazi-derived Baath Party’s depravities. Daniel Henninger
April 18, 2003
I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do, to see a plan adopted for the abolition of [slavery]…by Legislative authority… George Washington
In a letter to Robert Morris on April 12, 1786 (Fitzpatrick v.28, p.408).
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Hence centralized government schools
I’m sorry, Mr. Kipling, but you just don’t know how to use the English language.
Editor of the San Francisco Examiner informing Rudyard Kipling (who had one article published) that he shouldn’t submit a second article for publishing, 1889