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Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
James K. Polk
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.
I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
Richard M. Nixon
They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
George Washington Carver
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
Queen Elizabeth II
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
History never looks like history when you are living through it.
John W. Gardner
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
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
There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
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
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.
History is a vast early warning system.
You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
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.
The fall of the Berlin Wall makes for nice pictures. But it all started in the shipyards.
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
Sandra Day O'Connor
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.
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells
Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
Alexis de Tocqueville
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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