The Perfect Score Yea, though

The Perfect Score

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever. Psalm 23 The Bible Reason, ruling alone, is a force confining, and passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction. Therefore, let your soul exalt your reason to the height of passion! Kahil Gibran Know the true value of time: snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. Lord Chesterfield Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity. Unknown To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship. Dr Samuel Johnson The happiness of the domestic fireside is the first boon of Heaven; and it is well it is so, since it is that which is the lot of the mass of mankind. Thomas Jefferson In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends The Perfect Score a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds. Aristotle Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. Will Rogers A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. Theodore Roosevelt Where is the justice of political power if upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills? History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purposeand you allow him to make war at pleasure. America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose The Perfect Score freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived. Military glory-that attractive rainbow, that rises in showers of blood-that serpents eye, that charms to We must recognize the chief characteristic of the modern era-a permanent state of what I call violent peace. Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it. In war, truth is the first casualty. Any excuse will serve a tyrant. One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one. No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic. The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight. No war is inevitable until it breaks out. Wars based on principle are far more attacker will not destroy that which he is after. We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it ourselves. It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners. The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants. The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. When a war breaks out, people say: Its too stupid, it cant last long. But though a war may be too stupid, that doesnt prevent its lasting. Peace cannot be kept by force.

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