Author: Henry David Thoreau (---.spacegate.com.ua)
Date: 01-12-06 07:27
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When I was a kid, a book I read advised young artist to be
themselves. That decided it for me. I was a corny kind of guy, so I went
in for corn. Walt Disney
Founding Fathers Quotes
Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power
in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force
superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States.
Noah Webster, An Examination into the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution, 1787
Henry David Thoreau
Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not
only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of
mankind. With respect to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have even lived
a more simple and meagre life than the poor.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary.