Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and under a just God, can not long retain it.
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace
Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from the past. The tradition of all dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brains of the living.
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
George B Mere
There is only one time that is important -- NOW! It is the most important time because it is the only time hat we have any power.
Count Leo Tolstoy
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence, a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.