Category Archives: History

Retro Quote – Albert Einstein

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of the truth.”

Albert Einstein

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Retro Quote – Eleanor Roosevelt

“You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

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Retro Quote – Niels Bohr

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.”

Niels Bohr

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Retro Quote – Marilyn vos Savant

“Being defeated is often a temporary condition.  Giving up is what makes it permanent.”

Marilyn vos Savant

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Retro Quote – John Kenneth Galbraith

“The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy, that is, the search for a moral justification for selfishness.”

John Kenneth Galbraith

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Retro Quote – Hugo Black

“Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government.  And paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people and sending them off to distant lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.”

– U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black

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Retro Quote – Rainer Maria Rilke

“This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

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