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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Yes I Can





There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.Nelson Mandela


We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.Nelson Mandela

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.Aesop



Politics is not an exact scienceOtto Von Bismarck


Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that a son of a mineworker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president of a great nation. It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.Nelson Mandela


I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.Nelson Mandela




In my country we go to prison first and then become President.Nelson Mandela
I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.Nelson Mandela














Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.Nelson Mandela


Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.Nelson Mandela






Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.Nelson Mandela
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.Nelson Mandela
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.Nelson Mandela




A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.Tom Wolfe
From novel 'The Bonfire of the Vanities'.

Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.Ambrose Bierce
The Devil's Dictionary.







It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.Albert Einstein
Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.Alfred E. Newman







Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies.Dalton Camp




Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.Ernest Benn

Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.Mao Zedong







A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.Texas Guinan


The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.Will Durant

Kindness is always fashionable.Amelia E. Barr

Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.Desmond Tutu
Think before you act
algebra works




No hitting, no Name calling
Algebra works
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed. He who molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes or decisions possible or impossible to execute.Abraham Lincoln

I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.Adlai Stevenson






The 20th century has been characterized by three developments of great political importance: The growth of democracy, the growth of corporate power, and the growth of corporate propaganda as a means of protecting corporate power against democracy.Alex Carey
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.Albert Einstein


The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.Angela Davis

Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.Paul Valery









 Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.Hermann Goering
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.John F. Kennedy


There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose.John Kenneth Galbraith
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.Mahatma Gandhi


The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.Plato


The good of man must be the end of the science of politics.Aristotle


It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to be truly moral.Francis Bacon

The third man in the ring makes boxing possible. Joyce Carol Oates


Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.Muhammad Ali


Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.Muhammad Ali

A boxing match is like a cowboy movie. There's got to be good guys and there's got to be bad guys. And that's what people pay for - to see the bad guys get beat.Sonny Liston



And I love kick boxing. It's a lot of fun. It gives you a lot of confidence when you can kick somebody in the head.Alicia Keys



I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighborhood.Billy Joel

People don't realize what they had till it's gone. Like President Kennedy - nobody like him. Like The Beatles, there will never be anything like them. Like my man, Elvis Presley - I was the Elvis of boxing.Muhammed Ali



A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.Jack Dempsey
Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them.Lawrence G. Lovasik

Kindness is difficult to give away because it keeps coming back.Author Unknown

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.Dalai Lama

What kind of world is this that can send machines to Mars and does nothing to stop the killing of a human being?Jose Saramago

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.George Sand

Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.Eric Hoffer

If you step on people in this life, you're going to come back as a cockroach.Willie Davis

Kindness is never wasted. If it has no effect on the recipient, at least it benefits the bestower.S. H. Simmons

Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.P. D. James















Civilization is just a slow process of learning to be kind.Charles L. Lucas

Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.Christian Nevell Bovee

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?Jean-Jacques Rousseau



Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.Theodore Isaac Rubin

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.Rabindranath Tagore

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.Barbara Bush

Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world.Lawrence G. Lovasik

Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.Mencius

The very nature of kindness
Is to spread.
If you are kind to others,
Today they will be kind to you,
And tomorrow to somebody else.Sri Chinmoy








A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.George Prentice

The True happiness that Man has searched for since the dawn of humanity, that is the inner gold that awaits any person who holds compassionately the key of anonymous generosity. Do something for your fellow man, not for the gold, but for the love of Man, and you shall truly have the gold.Author Unknown







Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.Author Unknown
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.George Sand






The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.The Bible, Galatians 5:22-23
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