In this extract from his new book When Google Met WikileaksWikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange describes the special relationship between Google, Hillary Clinton and the State Department -- and what that means for the future of the internet.
Quotes[ edit ] War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
The great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free. I can assure you that every degree of mind and spirit that I possess will be devoted to the long-range interests of the United States and to the cause of freedom around the world.
I believe in an America that is on the march — an America respected by all nationsfriends and foes alike — an America that is moving, doing, working, trying — a strong America in a world of peace. That peace must be based on world law and world orderon the mutual respect of all nations for the rights and powers of others and on a world economy in which no nation lacks the ability to provide a decent standard of living for all of its people.
This flight was made out in the open with all the possibilities of failurewhich would have been damaging to our country's prestige. Because great risks were taken in that regard, it seems to me that we have some right to claim that this open society of ours which risked much, gained much.
We sometimes chafe at the burden of our obligationsthe complexity of our decisionsthe agony of our choices. But there is no comfort or security for us in evasion, no solution in abdication, no relief in irresponsibility.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. Although a country may stand still, history never stands still. Thus, if we do not soon begin to move forward again, we will inevitably be left behind.
For, as Socrates told us, "If a man does not know to what port he is sailing, no wind is favorable. Hostility today is a factbut it is not a ruling law. The supreme reality of our time is our indivisibility as children of God and our common vulnerability on this planet.
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie — deliberate, contrived and dishonest — but the myth — persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Ideas have endurance without death. He reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he his caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas.
In a democracyevery citizen, regardless of his interest in politics'hold office'; everyone of us is in a position of responsibility ; and, in the final analysis, the kind of government we get depends upon how we fulfill those responsibilities.
We, the peopleare the boss, and we will get the kind of political leadershipbe it good or bad, that we demand and deserve. In a world of danger and trial, peace is our deepest aspiration … But it is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war. The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment ; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
A man does what he must — in spite of personal consequencesin spite of obstacles and dangersand pressures — and that is the basis of all human morality. Things don't just happen, they are made to happen. The world was not meant to be a prison in which man awaits his execution.
Pre[ edit ] War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today. Kennedy in the White Houseby Arthur Schlesinger, p.This flight was made out in the open with all the possibilities of failure, which would have been damaging to our country's adriaticoutfitters.come great risks were taken in that regard, it seems to me that we have some right to claim that this open society of ours which risked much, gained much.
This essay delves deeply into the origins of the Vietnam War, critiques U.S. justifications for intervention, examines the brutal conduct of the war, and discusses the . This flight was made out in the open with all the possibilities of failure, which would have been damaging to our country's adriaticoutfitters.come great risks were taken in that regard, it seems to me that we have some right to claim that this open society of ours which risked much, gained much.
Full text and audio database of Top American Speeches by Rank Order. Barack Obama's greatly overrated intellect President Obama's problem is not just inexperience or the fact that he'd rather play golf or basketball than sit in his office and make difficult decisions.
There is a lot of evidence (presented below) that he's just not terribly bright. The Great Republic: Presidents and States of the United States of America, and Comments on American History.
Taking everything together then, I declare that our city is the School [or "Education"] of Greece [, tês Helládos Paídeusis], and I declare that in my opinion each single one of our citizens, in all the manifold aspects of life, is able to show himself the rightful lord and owner of.