Thursday, October 11, 2007

Well I Could Go For Part Trey, of My Latest on the Iraq War Tin Hat Brigade. But Instead, Let's Have Some Quotes.

Various themes; if you see a pattern here let me know what it is, please. I am sorta going-on in some mostly-semi-random way, far as I know, as I do this.

“Fame is proof that people are gullible.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If we ever pass out as a great nation we ought to put on our tombstone 'America died from a delusion that she had moral leadership'.”
-Will Rogers

"It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear."
-Douglas MacArthur

"I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration."
-Bene Gesserit (from Dune, by Frank Herbert.)

“There is, in world affairs, a steady course to be followed between an assertion of strength that is truculent and a confession of helplessness that is cowardly.”
-Dwight David Eisenhower

“A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.”
-Oscar Wilde

"You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note."
-Doug Floyd

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
-Dr. Seuss

"A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson


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