The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.
We have the best staff in the world. They're not in it for the money because ... we don't have any.
We will make sure a republican never wins an election in New York ever again.
Make no mistake about it, this was one tough job. I could actually take my jacket off and show you the bruises to prove it.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004, says he won't get into the race this time. "I am not going to run"
Wow, huge surprise....Edwards-Obama 2008 with or without Rev. Al's support.
Jackson has a long history with one of Obama's chief rivals, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband former President Clinton. He counseled the two when the president's affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky became public.
But Jackson said his history with the Clintons doesn't complicate his decision to back his home state senator, calling Obama Illinois' "favorite son."
"It's not awkward at all," he said, adding, "I don't owe a debt to any of them."
How much does Al Sharpton owe?
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Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it is to be young...
"kill the body and the head will die"
"A word to the wise is infuriating"