I've found him to be a disappointment. Wonderful speech in Egypt, and good intentions aside, foreign policy needs to be firmly grounded in reality, and understanding of a sort of chaos theory...[that is to say] it needs to be part good intention, part political intelligence, and part political savvy and knowledge of international interests and national burdens. President Obama has been extremely short-sighted in this sense, and if he fails, it will be a tragic blow for peaceniks and multilateralists the world over, and a manna from heaven for the Republican party.
And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that hemight maketheeknow that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the L doth man live.Bible (Old Testament)
She found me roots of relish sweet, And honey wild, and manna dew; And sure in language strange she said, 'I love thee true.'john keats
He seemed For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropped manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason.john milton
Progress toward a more abundant material life does not come like manna from heaven, however. My message certainly is not one of complacency. The ultimate resource is people — especially skilled, spirited, and hopeful young people endowed with liberty — who will exert their wills and imaginations for their own benefit and inevitably benefit the rest of us as well.julian simon
Though his tongue Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels.john milton
Fair ladies, you drop manna in the way Of starved people.