Friday, April 22, 2016

Don Surber -

White privilege -- a term I do understand -- is a notion that it is white people's turn to serve as second-class citizens.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Cymbeline -

Plenty and peace breed cowards.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire -

A martial nobility and stubborn commons, possessed of arms, tenacious of property, and collected into constitutional assemblies, form the only balance capable of preserving a free constitution against enterprises of an aspiring prince.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Horace -

"Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt."

“They change their sky, not their souls, who cross the sea.”

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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Political correctness is based on fear, guilt, and shame. Manners are based on holding oneself to higher standards.

Sunday, September 06, 2015

William Blake -

He who would do good to another must do it in minute particulars. General good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite and flatterer.