It’s a glorious time to be an American but the glories come at you so relentlessly, so multitudinously, that they will finish you off unless you ration the intake. Nikita Kruschev, poor dolt, once said the Soviet Union Would bury us. He didn’t know that, left alone, we would bury ourselves under our own riches.
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.- Frank Zappa
Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progr...- Thomas John Watson, Sr.
The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of persona- T. S. Eliot
When all is said and done, a lot more is said than done.- Lou Holtz
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of the imagination.- John Dewey
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Those who remember Washington’s cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan’s intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva – alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! – with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.
|Birth:||14th August, 1925|
Russell Wayne Baker is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning writer known for his satirical commentary and self-critical prose, as well as for his autobiography, Growing Up.
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