October 31, 2001
Ladies and gentlemen, I have a grave announcement to make. Incredible
as it may seem, strange beings who landed in New Jersey tonight are the vanguard of an invading army from Mars.
October 30, 2001
Revolution was effected before the War commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.
October 29, 2001
never comes a point where a theory can be said to be true. The most that one can claim for any theory is that it has shared
the successes of all its rivals and that it has passed at least one test which they have failed.
October 28, 2001
feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game.
October 26, 2001
Red Cross … is an organization of physical action, of instantaneous action, at the spur of the moment; it cannot await
the ordinary deliberation of organized bodies if it would be of use to suffering humanity.
October 25, 2001
is so useless as a general maxim.
October 24, 2001
I shall take all the troubles of the past, all the disappointments,
all the headaches, and I shall pack them in a bag and throw them in the East River.
On such a night,
when Air has loosed / Its guardian grasp on blood and brain, / Old terrors then of god or ghost / Creep from their caves to
October 22, 2001
There is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries
and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts
October 21, 2001
A dwarf sees farther than the giant when he has the giant’s
shoulder to mount on.
—Samuel Taylor Coleridge
October 20, 2001
Man lives in a world of surmise, of mystery, of uncertainties.
October 19, 2001
that’s our new flag. The thing we’ve been fighting for—thirteen stripes for the colonies and thirteen stars
in a circle for the union.
October 18, 2001
Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration.
October 17, 2001
is power, / And, kindly tempered, saves. All things declare / Struggle hath deeper peace than sleep can bring.
October 16, 2001
is the crowning quality, / And patience all the passion of great hearts.
—James Russell Lowell
is yellow, / The corn is turning brown, / The trees in apple orchards / With fruit are bending down.
October 14, 2001
world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its labourers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes
of its children.
—Dwight D. Eisenhower
October 13, 2001
Brother, come! / And let us go unto our God. / And when we stand
before Him / I shall say— / “Lord, I do not hate, / I am hated.”
October 12, 2001
is well that war is so terrible: we would grow too fond of it!
—Robert E. Lee
I can not believe
that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.
October 10, 2001
are like young chickens, / And still come home to roost.
We make war
that we may live in peace.
October 8, 2001
I remembered our own armies, my own war-stricken country and its
dead, its widows and orphans, and it nerved me to action for which the physical strength had long ceased to exist, and on
the borrowed force of love and memory, I strove with might and main.
A person is
a person because he recognizes others as persons.
October 6, 2001
I never did anything alone.
Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.
Men may die,
but the fabric of our free institutions remains unshaken.
—Chester A. Arthur
One of the tests
of the civilization of people is the treatment of its criminals.
—Rutherford B. Hayes
of the whole world, which looks complacently upon the wholesale massacre after the battle, is convulsed by horror at the desecration
of brick and mortar.
October 2, 2001
It is open to a war resister to judge between the combatants and
wish success to the one who has justice on his side. By so judging he is more likely to bring peace between the two than by
remaining a mere spectator.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi
October 1, 2001
The blood of Abraham, God’s father of the chosen, still flows
in the veins of Arab, Jew, and Christian, and too much of it has been spilled in grasping for the inheritance of the revered
patriarch in the Middle East.