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Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,... Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision.
Ho Chi Minh
I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.
Friedrich August von Hayek
You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.
Richard M. Nixon
Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
Sandra Day O'Connor
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
M. Scott Peck
Get up tomorrow early in the morning, and earlier than you did today, and do the best that you can. Always stay near me, for tomorrow I will have much to do and more than I ever had, and tomorrow blood will leave my body above the breast.
Joan of Arc
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
John F. Kennedy
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
A. Whitney Brown
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'
Lyndon B. Johnson
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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