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Favorite Quotes

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana


How will we know its us without our past. – John Steinbeck


History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. – Winston Churchill


The only thing that matters is the ending.  It’s the most important part of the story. – Stephen King


I figure life’s a gift and I don’t intend on wasting it. – James Cameron


Courage doesn’t always roar.  Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. – Thomas Jefferson


It is history that teaches us hope. – Robert E. Lee


Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. – Abraham Lincoln


He who saves a single life saves a world entire.  – Jewish Quote


What defines us as a nation, as a people and as communities is not what we have suffered, but how we have risen above it, how we have overcome. – Janet Napolitano, Director of Homeland Security, 4/19/10

            *Speech given at the 15 year anniversary of the OKC bombing.


Heroes create circumstances; circumstances create heroes. – Anonymous


History takes time…History makes memories, - Gertrude Stein


Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. – H.G. Wells


We must regain Texas, peaceably if we can, forcibly if we must. – Andrew Jackson (Mexican War)


I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. – Nathan Hale


Some men are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. – William Shakespeare