It has happened before. Strong men put up a city and got a nation together, And paid singers to sing and women to warble: “We are the greatest city, the greatest nation, nothing like us ever was.”
Carl Sandburg Quotes
Two names are easier to remember. If you call me by my first name Jonas and I don’t hear you, then when you call me by my second name Jonas maybe I will.
I am an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.
The greatest cunning is to have none at all.
The republic is a dream, Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Dear Mrs. Jones: Thank you for your letter. I shall try to do better.
And the king wanted an inscription good for a thousand years and after that to the end of the world?” – “Yes, precisely so.” – “Something so true and awful that no matter what happened it would stand?” – “Yes, exactly that.” – “Something no matter who spit on it or laughed at it there […]
The history of the world and its peoples in three words: born, troubled, died.
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
I see America, not in the setting sun of a black night of despair ahead of us, I see America in the crimson light of a rising sun fresh from the burning, creative hand of God. I see great days ahead, great days possible to men and women of will and vision.