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Our friends at the Republican convention were more than happy to talk about everything they think is wrong with America, but they didn't have much to say about how they'd make it right. They want your vote, but they don't want you to know their plan.
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment... If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.
If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.
I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
James A. Baldwin
Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment.
If the critics are right that I've made all my decisions based on polls, then I must not be very good at reading them.
A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
You know, one of the things I think you understand as president is you're held responsible for everything, but you don't always have control of everything, right?
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The way to develop decisiveness is to start right where you are, with the very next question you face.
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.
When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.
Being right too soon is socially unacceptable.
Robert A. Heinlein
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
Honore de Balzac
Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.
Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.
There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O'Rourke
Just because Fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
I would like to restore your right to drink raw milk anytime you like.
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members' paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses.
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