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So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment.
Sandra Day O'Connor
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.
Louis D. Brandeis
We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
John F. Kennedy
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
H. L. Mencken
Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
William Butler Yeats
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.
I did not come to NASA to make history.
France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster.
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
History is a vision of God's creation on the move.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
Edward R. Murrow
The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.
Irving R. Kaufman
Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States.
James K. Polk
On the day when man told the story of his life to man, history was born.
Alfred de Vigny
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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