Quotations – S

May 6, 2014

Sacrifice “We need wealth and science and justice in human relationship, but redemption comes only through sacrifice.” PC p. 198 Savings “I know very well what it means to awake in the night and realize that the rent is coming due, wondering where the money is coming from with which to pay it. The only […]

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Quotations – R

May 6, 2014

Radicalism “It consisted of the claim in general that in some way the government was to be blamed because everybody was not prosperous, because it was necessary to work for a living, and because our written constitutions, the legislatures, and the courts protected the rights of private owners especially in relation to large aggregations of […]

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Quotations – P

May 6, 2014

Parliamentary System (Contrast With) “We often have Governors and occasionally a President without a legislative majority in their party. But even that is better for us than constant uncertainty and perpetual turmoil of elections. We know fairly well what to expect from government for the next two years. Our system may not be so responsive […]

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Quotations – O

May 6, 2014

Obvious, The “They criticize me for harping on the obvious…If all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves.” Meet Calvin Coolidge p. 191 Office, Public “The Government of the United States is not for the […]

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Quotations – N

May 6, 2014

Natural Disasters “For some reason difficult to explain a sudden [natural] disaster…entirely beyond human control, moves people to compassion while they are more or less indifferent to the slaughter of three thousand tribesmen around Mount Ararat and to a far greater loss of life and property in China through deliberate human action by war and […]

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