Sunday, August 31, 2008

Quotes of the Week

From the Light:
"Don't just think outside the box - throw the box away, and don't ever pick up another one."
Unknown author

"Is there any more banal Olympic ritual than the playing of the national anthems? Give the athletes their medals and then talk about the athletes. They’re the ones who deserve the credit. Why shift the focus to a national state’s tacky little folk song?"
Ryan McMaken

From the Darkness:
"The best way to be loyal to your comrades is to continue your work, to raise your head, to be professional."
French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, speaking to soldiers after 10 of their comrades were killed in Afghanistan.

"Ours -- ours is a promise that says government cannot solve all our problems, but what it should do is that which we cannot do for ourselves: protect us from harm and provide every child a decent education; keep our water clean and our toys safe; invest in new schools, and new roads, and science, and technology."

"That's the promise of America, the idea that we are responsible for ourselves, but that we also rise or fall as one nation…"
B. Obama, mushy Marxist for president

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