When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain


“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt


“Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.” -Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes

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It’s easy to find people who understand costs. The challenge is to find people who understand values. – Michael Josephson

Michael Josephson

Life is pain, anyone who says differently is selling something. -William Goldman

William Goldman

“The preacher who casts a vote for conscience’ sake, runs the risk of starving.” – Mark Twain,


If you realize you are close to failing, you won’t. S.N


“The kind of man who wants the government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always the kind of man whose ideas are idiotic.” -H.L. Mencken

H.L. Mencken

“A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.” – Sam Houston


Hypocrites get offended by the truth. -Jess C. Scott,