We will win this war. But we will win it only by…

We will win this war. But we will win it only by fighting and showing the Germans that we got more guts than they have, or will ever have. We will not only shoot the son-of-bitches, we are going to rip out their living Goddamned guts and use them to grease the threads of our…

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) was an American lecturer, poet, essayist and leader of the Transcendentalist movement. Nearly 1,500 Emerson’s public lectures have been published. In his essay from 1836, Emerson formulated his transcendental philosophy of nature. His basic ideas were freedom, individuality, relationship between the human soul and its environment, and the ability…

The Aim of Public Education

The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. – H.L. Mencken