Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.Franklin D. Roosevelt, Address to Congress, Dec. 8, 1941
Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible - not to have run away.Dag Hammarskjld
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.Marcus Aurelius
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling. - Epistulae ad LuciliumLucius Annaeus Seneca
The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart mark and avoid him.Cicero
Isn't it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about It just makes me feel glad to be alive -- it's such an interesting world.Lucy Montgomery
...the basic delusion that men may be governed and yet be free.
Just because swans mate for life, I don't think it's that big of a deal. First of all, if you're a swan, you're probably not going to find a swan that looks that much better than the one you've got, so why not mate for life
Some people are so dry that you might soak them in a joke for a month and it would not get through their skins.