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All things come to him who waits - provided he knows what he is waiting for. - Woodrow Wilson
The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable. - Paul Broca
You don't spread democracy with the barrel of a gun. - Helen Thomas
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedoms of the people by gradual and silent encroachment of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. - James Madison
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. - Thomas Paine
Whether its's the best of times, or the worst of times, it's the only time you've got. - Art Buchwald
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects. Robert A. Heinlein
Everything you own is extra trouble. - Japanese Proverb
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. - Henry Ford
The first and great commandment is: Don't let them scare you. - Elmer Davis
No one on his deathbed ever said, 'I wish I'd spent more time at the office.' -Paul Tsongas
Whatever needs to be maintained by force is doomed. - Henry Miller
What one has to do usually can be done. - Eleanor Roosevelt
You manage things. You lead people. We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership. - Grace Murray Hopper
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it. - H. Norman Schwarzkopf
The sun will set without thy assistance. - The Talmud
Bromidic though it may sound, some questions don't have answers, which is a terribly difficult lesson to learn. - Katharine Graham
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. - Jeannette Rankin
No race can prosper until it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling the field as in writing a poem. - Booker T. Washington
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. - Aldous Huxley
It is much easier to be critical than correct. - Benjamin Disraeli
The truth is rarely pure, and never simple. - Oscar Wilde
Two things indicate weakness - to be silent when it is proper to speak, and to speak when it is proper to be silent. - Persian proverb