Quotes June 07, 2017

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight.
Theodore Roosevelt

It took me awhile after the White House to learn that what’s imp0ortant in journalism is not how close you are to power but how close you are to reality.
Bill Moyers, broadcast journalist
2001 from “The Freedom Forum First Amendment Calendar”
Debts are nowadays like children, begot with pleasure and brought forth with pain.

If your try fails, what does it matter–all of life is a failure in the end. The thing is to get sport out of trying.
Sir Francis Chichester, who sailed around the world alone at age 66.
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself.
La Rochefoucauld
By the time a man finds greener pastures, he also finds he can’t climb the fence.
Irving Scheel
Patience is the ability to let your light shine after your fuse has blown.
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