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Notwithstanding these setbacks, the dream of a beautiful
by Adam Schiff

Notwithstanding these setbacks, the dream of a beautiful
American orchestra goes on,
and I share Dr. King's faith that each year we move
inexorably closer to a magnificent opening night.
- Adam Schiff

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in
Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling,
and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough
and unbiased investigation.
- Adam Schiff

The prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be
essential if we are to avoid another September 11th.
- Adam Schiff

 

The war in Iraq has been extremely divisive here at home,
and has also divided the world community.
- Adam Schiff

An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement
an America that inspires awe in its strength.
- Adam Schiff

Americans are blessed with great plenty;
we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation
to assist those who are suffering from poverty,
disease, war and famine.
- Adam Schiff

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Unquestionably, the world is better off without Saddam.
- Adam Schiff

But it is equally incontrovertible that if our intelligence
gathering process is seriously flawed,
we had better find out and find out fast if we are to avoid another Sept.
11.
- Adam Schiff

We must either reduce the number of our engagements
or increase the number of our troops.
- Adam Schiff

Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth,
America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's
progress towards the realization of his dream.
- Adam Schiff

Neither the University of Michigan nor its law school uses a quota system.
- Adam Schiff

So let us call genocide, genocide.
Let us not minimize the deliberate murder of 1.5 million people.
Let us have a moral victory that can shine as a light to all nations.
- Adam Schiff

We will not let terrorists change our way of life;
we will not live in fear; and we will not undermine
the civil liberties that characterize our Democracy.
- Adam Schiff

The legacy of the Armenian Genocide is woven into the fabric of America.
- Adam Schiff

The new century has brought on its own terrible dangers,
which although not reaching the apocalyptic potential of the Cold War,
still have the capacity to shake our world.
- Adam Schiff

Unless action is taken soon - unless we can display
the same vision of that earlier period -
we will lose the treasure of California's open space
and environmental beauty.
- Adam Schiff

And in this community, as in all others,
the Golden Rule still applies - we must be act toward
other nations as we would have them act towards America.
- Adam Schiff

At the very top state institutions, like UCLA,
Berkeley and the University of Texas,
however, the trend of downward minority enrollment
remains persistent and discouraging.
- Adam Schiff

Much has changed since the end of the Cold War that
augurs well for the survival of our nation.
- Adam Schiff

Democracies are poor breeding grounds for terrorism and war.
- Adam Schiff

But even race-neutral policies and recruitment efforts
designed to achieve greater diversity are,
in the end, not race neutral.
- Adam Schiff

It is now conventional wisdom that Americans do not
care why we went to war in Iraq,
that it is enough that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein.
- Adam Schiff

In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United
States has been called on for a level of moral leadership,
vision and inspiration not seen since World War II,
we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity.
- Adam Schiff

Some argue that recognition of the genocide has become
even more problematic now,
when the world is at war with terrorism and the United
States cannot afford to offend the sensibility of our Turkish ally.
- Adam Schiff

Although every step must be taken to protect against
a chemical or biological attack in America,
our nation would survive the use of those weapons as
we did when anthrax was mailed to our Capitol and other targets.
- Adam Schiff

If giving points to some students to achieve greater
diversity is a quota system in violation of the Constitution,
how can the awarding of points to the children of a
less diverse alumni be upheld?
- Adam Schiff

While our country has made great strides in breaking
down the barriers which for so long denied equal opportunity to all Americans,
we are not yet the beautiful symphony of brotherhood of Dr. King's dream.
- Adam Schiff

Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that,
all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding,
he believes he has free will.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The submission of her body without love or desire is
degrading to the woman's finer sensibility,
all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
- Margaret Sanger

You can't buy time or save it, common idioms notwithstanding.
You can only spend it.
- Eric Zorn

Notwithstanding these major arguments the wave theory
initially did not meet with complete acceptance.
- Max von Laue

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest
vision of what is before them,
glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding,
go out to meet it.
- Thucydides

As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered,
notwithstanding the constant loss.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

If notwithstanding, a Rebellion of the same Kind now afflicts this Country,
we should not infer that this Institution is useless,
or should be laid aside; but just the Reverse.
- Charles Inglis

All claims of education notwithstanding,
the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
- Emma Goldman

I call upon my God to judge me, he knows that I love
my friends and above all others my wife and children,
the, oppinion of the world to contrary notwithstanding.
- Stand Watie

We have already seen evidence that, notwithstanding
the addition of substantial resources,
we are experiencing great stress in recruiting and
not inconsequential retention problems.
- John M. McHugh

In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights,
the exaltation of a few must depress the many.
- Adam Ferguson

Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding
his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
- George Byron

The church of St.
Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference
between them in the style of building,
appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St.
Paul's in London.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

We have to admit that, notwithstanding all the efforts
in which governments and peoples have participated,
no corresponding change has been wrought in the aspect
of the world's armaments.
- Henry Campbell-Bannerman

Conventional wisdom notwithstanding,
there is no reason either in football or in poetry
why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has
the weight and cares about the words.
- Archibald MacLeish

It is very remarkable, that in the book of life,
we find some almost of all kinds of occupations,
who notwithstanding served God in their respective generations,
and shone as so many lights in the world.
- George Whitefield

O that unbelievers would learn of faithful Abraham,
and believe whatever is revealed from God,
though they cannot fully comprehend it!
Abraham knew God commanded him to offer up his son,
and therefore believed, notwithstanding carnal reasoning
might suggest may objections.
- George Whitefield

Notwithstanding this high Ecclesiastical authority,
he who dared accept truth only because it could be proved,
or proved to be good, and disregard authority,
was commonly stigmatized as an infidel.
- Ethan A. Hitchcock

In the case of Iraq, notwithstanding the violence there at the moment,
the very fact that a hideous regime -
responsible for genocide,
for the use of chemical and biological weapons,
aggression against two neighbors - has been removed
in itself is a positive development.
- Jose Ramos-Horta

I am bitterly opposed to my country entering the war,
but if, notwithstanding my opposition,
we do enter it, all of my energy and all of my power
will be behind our flag in carrying it on to victory.
- George William Norris

Notwithstanding the fact that the most innovative and
progressive space we've seen -
the Internet -
has been the place where intellectual property has been least respected.
You know, facts don't get in the way of this ideology.
- Lawrence Lessig

Furthermore, the Latin American nuclear-weapon free
zone which is now nearing completion has become in
several respects an example which,
notwithstanding the different characteristics of each region,
is rich in inspiration.
- Alfonso G. Robles

In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington,
and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862,
it was determined by the Rebel government last summer
to resume the offensive in that direction.
- Edward Everett

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

Bad times have a scientific value.
These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Know that you are one with the earth, with the water,
with the fire, with the air that you breathe, with all living things,
and that all of these are one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience,
independent will and creative imagination.
These give us the ultimate human freedom...
The power to choose, to respond, to change.
- Stephen Covey

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha


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