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would love to see Abort73 become a movement led by courageous, smart,
Wilberforce-like young people who wonít let it go until abortion is as
unthinkable in our land as slavery."
"It is a shame
that as social currency, fatherhood has been so drastically devalued.
A manís honor is cheapÖ Boys must see the pride in their fatherís smile,
feel the firm hand of a fatherís discipline, and hear the bite of correction
in his voice. Boys will not grow into men unless men lead themÖBoys do
not need male role models and they donít need father figures; they need
fathers in the home."
wealth not by the things you have, but by the things you have for which
you would not take money."
"I just need
enough money to tide me over until I need more."
amazed me was the crowd was black and white, professionals and clergy
and lawyers and doctors and teachers and domestic workers of all colors
and classes. I was awed that the organizing we had done out in the rural
counties had resulted in this overwhelming mass of humanity saying you
must do the right thing..."
is salvation in no one else [but Jesus Christ]; for there is no other
name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved."
am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to [God] the Father
but through Me."
government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian
returning good sense of our country threatens abortion to their hopes,
& they [the clergy] believe that any portion of power confided to me,
will be exerted in opposition to their schemes. And they believe rightly;
for I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every
form of tyranny over the mind of man. But this is all they have to
fear from me: & enough too in their opinion, & this is the cause of their
printing lying pamphlets against me..."
about something without taking any action to correct it is irresponsible.
If a condition deserves criticism, it deserves an honest attempt to change
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw
off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds
in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
"The content czars at Microsoft's Sidewalk
or AOL's Digital
Cities could study the Apple
Jacks site for a year and still not understand what makes it special.
And that's as it should be. It's not something they could acquire at any
"I am really focused on...making sure the web
doesn't become a "mainframe and terminals" world... Now we have Microsoft
rising into an IBM-like monolith, and people are forgetting that their
personal computers can be transmitters on the Internet."
"America needs no words from me to see how your
decision in Roe v. Wade has deformed a great nation. The so-called right
to abortion has pitted mothers against their children and women against
men. It has portrayed the greatest of gifts--a child--as a competitor,
an intrusion, and an inconvenience.
asked me, 'Is that a Picasso?' I said, 'No, my child designed it.' "
cannot remain by itself -- it has no meaning. Love has to be put into
action and that action is service."
helped me make one of the biggest decisions I've ever made, and let me
tell you that I've never been more happy that I am right now with my daughter..."
are no exact statistics on how many Americans fell into enemy hands in
Vietnam, but 8,000 is a very defensible number. Operation Homecoming,
twenty-five years ago, brought home 739. How has such an appalling attrition
rate become the answer to a trivia question?"
prisoners' memories of home started to become abstract. It now became
a matter of building this small community that would be a mini-America,
one that reflected the values these men held dear: sacrifice, honor, interdependence,
self-reliance. Even if they never made it home again, they would die with
their dignity and self-respect intact. Oh, God, were they not the best
you want money, ask for advice. If you want advice, ask for money."
you don't like the content on the Internet, bring your shining light to
make sure others WILL find something of value." "Caring and connectivity
go together, and with this God-given capability you can no longer claim
powerlessness to change the world...you bear a real responsibility to
use the Internet for doing good."
guess maybe there is a theory that when bad things happen to the right
people, good things happen from it. I hope this is the case."
person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been rewarded
for what he gave."
is more difficult to give intelligently than it is to earn money in the
cheerfully with one hand and you will gather well with two."
who gives while he lives also knows where it goes."
is a sexually transmitted terminal illness."
legitimate powers of government extend to such acts as are only injurious
wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one
another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits
of industry and improvement."
men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it.
I myself deny it."
definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular."
budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt
should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and
controlled . . . lest Rome become bankrupt."
who sees and paints a sky green and pastures blue ought to be sterilized."
ago I discovered the meaning of life but forgot to write it down."
recently discovered flaw in the security of the new digital telephone
network exposed the worst aspects of the [Clinton] Administration's encryption
policy. Because the designers needed to be able to export their products,
the system's security was 'dumbed down.' Researchers subsequently discovered
that it is quite easy to break the security of the system and intrude
on what should be private conversations."
do not choose us;
cannot expect our children to raise themselves up in schools that are
literally falling down"
pizza, culture doesn't come in slices and, unlike clothing, it will not
carry labels comfortably."
find life an exciting business and most exciting when it is lived for
others... True happiness is attained through loyalty to a worthy purpose."
sevice is a valuable service and learning experience for the college student.
While the student provides a service in the community, she/he will develop
valuable i.e., interpersonal, problem solving, and analytical skills.
These skills will enhance her/his course work and employability."
man who lives by himself and for himself is apt to be corrupted by the
company he keeps."
my life I have seen the defeat of fascism, Nazism and communism. I do
not plan to rest until I have also seen the end of discrimination."
you're going to be a protester, this is certainly good weather for it..."
"It is not book-learning young men need, nor instruction about this and
that, but a stiffening of the vertebrae which will cause them to be loyal
to a trust, to act promptly, concentrate their energies: do the thing
There is no doubt that our entire culture is experiencing a moral breakdown.
People can get more family-friendly movies on film and television by supporting
the Dove Foundation.
Without struggle there is no progress.
Thoughts are but dreams till their effects be tried.
[Shakespeare] understood men like [Bill Clinton]: "He scorned scars who
never felt a wound." Such scorn would no doubt "resonate" with many of
the president's fellow boomers, who learned their history and devotion
to duty, honor, country from the lyrics of rock noise.
The goal of yesterday will be the starting point of tomorrow.
So nigh is grandeur to our dust,
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