May 21: U.S. Presidents

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 May 21

U.S. Presidents

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Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.
~President Herbert Hoover

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And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
~President Abraham Lincoln

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Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
~President Dwight D. Eisenhower

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The barrier to success is not something which exists in the real world; it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability.
~President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

 

May 21: Physicists

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 May 21
Physicists

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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex . . . It takes a touch of genius − and a lot of courage − to move in the opposite direction.
~Albert Einstein

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Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
~Albert Einstein

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We knew the world could not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita: “I am became Death, the destroyers of worlds.” I suppose we all thought that, one way or another.
~J. Robert Oppenheimer

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In every branch of knowledge the progress is proportional to the amount of facts on which to build, and therefore to the facility of obtaining data.
~James Clerk Maxwell (1831 – 1879), Scottish mathematical physicist