Quotes for You

What Washington needs is adult supervision.
~ Barack Obama

The ordeal of the twentieth century – the bloodiest, most turbulent age of the Christian era – is far from over. Sacrifice, patience, understanding, and implacable purpose may be our lot for years to come. … Let’s talk sense to the American people! Let’s tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains, that we are now on the eve of great decisions.
~Adlai Stevenson, Democratic National Convention, 1952

Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.
~Paul Rand

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
~Alvin Toffler

How can we expect to build a boat with seagulls running everything?
~ from the song San Soliel by Miike Snow

By and large talent is in such short supply, mediocrity can be taken for brilliance rather more than genius can go undiscovered.
~ Charles Saatchi

I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares.
~ Saul Bass from a documentary by Archie Boston (view clip)

One response to “Quotes for You

  1. Has Obama really brought us adult supervision? He seems more like a video king and tonight will be on Letterman instead of supervising. You should still listen to me ( this is my quote) as: I am as wize as a tree full of owls!

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