My friends, to those who say that we are rushing this issue of civil rights, I say to them we are 172 years late. To those who say that this civil-rights program is an infringement on states’ rights, I say this: The time has arrived in America for the Democratic Party to get out of the shadow of states' rights and to walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of human rights.
Address to the Democratic National Convention (July 14, 1948), Convention Hall, Philadelphia.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.winston churchill
The best that an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountain top where few have been, where few can follow, and where few will consent to believe that he has been.george f. kennan
Regarding the fitness craze: America has lost its soul; now it's trying to save its body.George carlin
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