Only fools are positive.Moe Howard
So as this only point among the rest remaineth sure and certain, namely, that nothing is certain.Plato
The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.Lloyd Jones
The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.Franklin Delano Roosevelt
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential -- for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.Søren Kierkegaard
The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!William Wordsworth, The World is Too Much With Us
A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.
Carbon atoms on a distant planet rearranged themselves into DNA, microorganisms formed, grew backbones, swam around the ocean, mutated into amphibians and crawled onto dry landand finally a cab appeared at the mouth of the alley.
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.