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Quotes Related to America and Tragic Tuesday
By Cynthia Kirkeby
Feb 25, 2011, 10:37pm



Quotes Related to America and Tragic Tuesday

1. You cannot conquer America. – William Pitt, Earl of Chatham 1777

2. We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. -Benjamin Franklin (at the signing of the Declaration of Independence) 1776

3. There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. -Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory, 1940

4. What is the city but the people? -Shakespeare, Coriolanus, III

5. My own Manhattan, with spires and the sparkling and hurrying tides, and the ships. -Walt Whitman, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d, 1865-66

6. On the whole I’d rather be in Philadelphia. – W.C. Fields


7. Washington is a city of southern efficiency and northern charm. –John F. Kennedy, 1961


8. Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon. –Elizabeth Stanton, 1895

9. The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end. - Leon Trotsky , 1940

10. Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it. –Learned Hand, 1944
11. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. –Thomas Jefferson, 1816


12. A hero is strangely akin to those who die young. –Rainer Maria Rilke, 1923

13. History can be well written only in a free country. –Voltaire, 1773

14. If it were not for hopes, the heart would break. –Thomas Fuller, 1732

15. If a person saves one life it is as if he had saved the whole world. –Talmud 6th C. A.D.

16. Yes, we’ll rally round the flag, boys, we’ll rally once again.
- George Frederick Root , The Battle Cry of Freedom, 1863

17. Our problems are man-made; therefore they may be solved by man. –John F. Kennedy,1963

18. I hate quotation. Tell me what you know. –Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1876

19. It isn’t important to come out on top. What matters is to be the one to come out alive. -Bertolt Brecht, 1924


20. The highest result of education is tolerance. –Helen Keller, 1903

21. One man with courage makes a majority. –Andrew Jackson, 1845

22. To win a war quickly takes long preparation. –Anonymous (Latin Proverb)

23. The first casualty when war comes is truth. –Hiram Johnson, 1918


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