"What all the wise men promised has not happened, and what all the damned fools said would happen has come to pass." - Lord Melbourne
"We voted for these people. We should be allowed to taser them." - Mike
"You guys just don’t spend enough time giving yourself cool but limited super-powers. This is the internet." - lauraw
"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods" - Albert Einstein
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke
"The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted." - D.H. Lawrence
"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." – Thomas Paine
"God doesn't call the equipped - he equips those he calls." - Barbara Curtis
"Hand-written notes in cursive writing are still the finest personal way of saying thank you. The people who send those after interviews are the ones who get the jobs."
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Category Archives: Inspirational
. “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Today marks the anniversary of the first manned Moon landing. Those of us who are old enough to remember seeing it live can still recall the awe … Continue reading
.. What better way to celebrate this day than with a song specifically about the United States flag? Written by George M. Cohan in 1906 – and the first song from a musical to sell over a million copies of … Continue reading
Truly, a day that turned the tide of the war in Europe: Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes … Continue reading
. . (June is National Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month; this post originally appeared in 2011) . I found this in my e-mail this morning – it’s from a member of a discussion board that I’m on: How do you cope? … Continue reading
Willie Nelson does a neat version of this old-time classic: . Have a great day!
. . General Orders No. 11, Grand Army of the Republic Headquarters. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of … Continue reading
. It is the one and only photo that makes me cry each time I see it. What brings the tears to my eyes is not just the bereaved young woman, but the Marine who stands behind her. In an … Continue reading
No matter what, these men remain ever watchful at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Washington D.C.: . . My dedication to this sacred duty is total and whole-hearted. In the responsibility bestowed on me never will I falter. And … Continue reading