The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.
~President Dwight D. Eisenhower
There is . . . an artificial aristocracy founded on wealth and birth, without either virtue or talents . . . . The artificial aristocracy is a mischievous ingredient in government, and provisions should be made to prevent its ascendancy.
~President Thomas Jefferson (1762–1826), primary author of the Declaration of Independence; American 3rd U.S. President (1801–09).
I don’t take a dime of their [lobbyists’] money, and when I am President, they won’t find a job in my White House.
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
~Richard P. Feynman
The technologies which have had the most profound effects on human life are usually simple.
I am saying that all predictions concerning climate are highly uncertain.
The debt’s so high
We can’t afford
To act as though
There is no Lord.
The LORD gives perfect peace to those whose faith is firm.
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.