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Quote of the Day

Genghis Khan is, without doubt, the greatest military genius and leader in history. Alexander and Caesar seem petty before him.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

- John F. Kennedy

It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Aristotle thought that the brain exists merely to cool blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.

- Will Cuppy, Humorist

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.

- Thomas Merton

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

- Abraham Lincoln

We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.

- Max Depree

Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.

- Justice William O. Douglas

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.

- Thomas Merton

To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.

- Frederick Douglass