Category: Quote of the day

If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.
—Lane Kirkland, President of the AFL-CIO (1975—1999)

But the most interesting—although horrible—sight that I encountered during the trip was a visit to a German internment camp near Gotha. The things I saw

Sometimes the facts in my head get bored and decide to take a walk in my mouth. Frequently this is a bad thing. —Scott Westerfeld

If you haven’t found something strange during the day, it hasn’t been much of a day.
—John Wheeler

The creation of art is not the fulfillment of a need but the creation of a need. The world never needed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony until he created it. Now we could not live without it.
—Louis I. Kahn

One of the things that I noticed in war was how difficult it was for our soldiers, at first, to realize that there are no rules to war. Our men were raised

Nobody knows the age of the human race, but everybody agrees that it is old enough to know better. —Anonymous

A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and

While I am pleased with the action of Congress admitting Alaska, I am extremely disturbed over reports that no action is contemplated by the current Congress on pending legislation

Why don’t you think of the words of Tom Paine, who said, Man did not enter this society to be worse off than he was before, or to have fewer