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Quote: Abraham Lincoln Whether slavery shall go into Nebraska, or other new territories, is not a matter of exclusive concern to the people who may go there. The whole nation is interested that the best use shall be made of these territories. We want them for the homes of free white people. Abraham Lincoln
Quote: Abraham Lincoln I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. Abraham Lincoln
Quote: Malcolm X I find it difficult [to believe] thatâ¦ Christians accuse [Black Muslims] of teaching racial supremacy orâ¦ hatred, because their own history andâ¦ teachings are filled with it. Malcolm X
Quote: Marcus Aurelius It is not right that anything of any other kind, such as praise from the many, or power, or enjoyment of pleasure, should come into competition with that which is rationally and politically and practically good. Marcus Aurelius
Quote: Marcus Aurelius Just prove to me that you are trustworthy, high-minded and reliable, and that your intentions are benign â prove to me that your jar doesnât have a hole in it â and youâll find that I wonât even wait for you to open your heart to me, Iâll be the first to implore you to lend an ear to my own affairs. Marcus Aurelius
Quote: Martin Luther King Jr. I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land. Martin Luther King Jr.
Quote: Alfred Enoch Birthday By the time I was seven, I did a sonnet at Shakespeare's Globe theatre for Shakespeare's birthday because my dad had been at the first season of the Globe and was friends with the artistic director. Somehow, that lead to me doing a sonnet! Alfred Enoch Birthday
Quote: Malcolm X One of the things that made the Black Muslim movement grow was its emphasis upon things African. This was the secret to the growth of the Black Muslim movement. African blood, African origin, African culture, African ties. And youâd be surprised â we discovered that deep within the subconscious of the black man in this country , he is still more African than he is American. Malcolm X
Quote: Al Pacino Travel Doing Shakespeare once is not fair to the play. I have been in Shakespeare plays when it's not until the last two or three performances when I even understand certain things. In the old days star actors would travel the world doing the same parts over and over again. Al Pacino Travel
Quote: Robert Picardo Teacher I went to the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, where I had a teacher really named Edward Shakespeare. He was a very influential figure in my childhood - I acted in high school a few times, but Mr. Shakespeare got me to lead in 'The Crucible.' I played John Proctor. Robert Picardo Teacher
Quote: Maria Mitchell Travel We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own. Maria Mitchell Travel
Quote: Michael Shnayerson Travel There's one place, and one place only, to see polar bears in America. You have to travel to the country's northernmost point, the very apex of Alaska's North Slope, to the permafrost shores that stretch out on either side from the Inupiat town of Kaktovik. Michael Shnayerson Travel
Quote: Jim Lehrer Sad, Travel I've traveled around the country and I read local newspapers and all of that, and it's a sad, sad thing to go from city to city and see the small newspapers and they're tiny. They're tiny not only in size but also in scope. Jim Lehrer Sad, Travel