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Political correctness does not legislate tolerance;
by Jacques Barzun

Political correctness does not legislate tolerance;
it only organizes hatred.
- Jacques Barzun

Music is intended and designed for sentient beings
that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
- Jacques Barzun

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
- Jacques Barzun

Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced
meaning in a memorable form -
or else it is not art.
- Jacques Barzun

 

In any assembly the simplest way to stop transacting
business and split the ranks is to appeal to a principal.
- Jacques Barzun

The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction)
is that soon there will be more writers than readers.
- Jacques Barzun

The test and the use of man's education is that he
finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
- Jacques Barzun

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The intellectuals' chief cause of anguish are one another's works.
- Jacques Barzun

If civilization has risen from the Stone Age,
it can rise again from the Wastepaper Age.
- Jacques Barzun

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
- Jacques Barzun

Idealism springs from deep feelings,
but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole.
- Jacques Barzun

A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can
be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative,
who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.
- Jacques Barzun

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style,
it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the
past are a form of injustice.
- Jacques Barzun

In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work.
It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
- Jacques Barzun

Only a great mind that is overthrown yields tragedy.
- Jacques Barzun

If it were possible to talk to the unborn,
one could never explain to them how it feels to be alive,
for life is washed in the speechless real.
- Jacques Barzun

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America
had better learn baseball,
the rules and realities of the game -
and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.
- Jacques Barzun

An artist has every right - one may even say a duty -
to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can.
- Jacques Barzun

Of course, clothing fashions have always been impractical,
except in Tahiti.
- Jacques Barzun

Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine.
- Jacques Barzun

Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity
denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency,
opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege
and seeing it as a handicap.
- Jacques Barzun

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

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

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Who controls the past controls the future.
Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell


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