"Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world." -Robert F. Kennedy, from his extemporaneous remarks at an evening rally in Indianapolis, IN on 4 April 1968 after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I guess if I'd had any sense, I'd have been a little scared [to register to vote] - but what was the point of being scared? The only thing they could do was kill me, and it kinda seemed like they'd been trying to do that a little bit at a time since I could … Continue reading QOTD 08.06.2017
"The single observation I would offer for your consideration is that some things are beyond your control. You can lose your health to illness or accident. You can lose your wealth to all manner of unpredictable sources. What are not easily stolen from you without your cooperation are your principles and your values. They are … Continue reading QOTD 08.05.2017
"There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves." -President Lyndon Baines JohnsonOn 30 July 1965, President Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 that created the Medicaid & Medicare programs, presenting the first social security cards to President Harry S. Truman (seated to his left … Continue reading QOTD 07.30.2017
"If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge? We shouldn't marginalise people for this." -Pope Francis, consecrated as a bishop 27 June 1992