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Democrat Dragon Donating Member (699 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-01-04 01:05 AM
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For those of you who are still a little down about the Nov.2 "results"
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I have compiled a list of qoutes for those you who are still pessimistic about our efforts, enjoy:

"If fascism comes to America, it will come in the guise of anti-fascism." - Ring Lardner, Jr.

"All that is needed for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" -Edmund Burke

"Men who have no respect for human life or for freedom or justice have taken over this beautiful country of ours. It will be up to the American people to take it back" -Howard Zinn

"Well done is better than well said" -Benjamin Franklin

"First they came for the Communists
but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out.
Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists
but I was neither, so I did not speak out.
Then they came for the Jews
but I was not a Jew so I did not speak out.
And when they came for me
there was no one left to speak out for me."
-Martin Niemoller

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
-Margaret Mead

"What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose."
-Andre Agassi on "Charlie Rose"

"And so, my fellow americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man."
-John F. Kennedy

"It is better to wear out than to rust out"
-Bishop Richard Cumberland

"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Truth is generally the best vindication against slander."
-Abraham Lincoln

"In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends."
-John Churton Collins

"Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift."
-Homer, The Odyssey

"Times of general calamity and confusion create great minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storms."
-Charles Caleb Colton

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
-Arthur Schopenhauer

"If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism; if our government is to function it must have dissent."
-Henry Commager

"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."
-James Bryant Conant

"Evil draws men together."
Aristotle, Rhetoric

"Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitute toward it, for that determines our sucess or failiure"
-Norman Vincent Peale

"If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand."
-Confucius

"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."
-Galileo Galilei

"Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise."
-William Congreve

"The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them."
-Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity

"Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."
-Calvin Coolidge

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
-Martin Luther King Jr.,Strength to Love

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
-Martin Luther King Jr.

"If we don't change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going."
-Professor Irwin Corey

"Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians."
-Chester Bowles

"Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice shame on me"
-anonymous

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