History

We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.
We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.

John F. Kennedy

I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired. Tired from my work as a seamstress, and tired from the ache in my heart.
I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired. Tired from my work as a seamstress, and tired from the ache in my heart.

Rosa Parks

If I’m America’s poet, or one of them, then I want to be in people’s hands. All people’s hands. People who would never buy a book.
If I’m America’s poet, or one of them, then I want to be in people’s hands. All people’s hands. People who would never buy a book.

Maya Angelou

Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.
Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.

Ronald Reagan

As government expands, liberty contracts.
As government expands, liberty contracts.

Ronald Reagan

I knew someone had to take the first step and I made up my mind not to move.
I knew someone had to take the first step and I made up my mind not to move.

Rosa Parks

No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.

Rosa Parks

I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody.
I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody.

Barack Obama

I’m the president of the United States. I’m not the emperor of the United States.
I’m the president of the United States. I’m not the emperor of the United States.

Barack Obama

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

Charles Darwin

Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.
Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.

Joan of Arc

If I were not Alexander, I should wish to be Diogenes.
If I were not Alexander, I should wish to be Diogenes.

Alexander the Great

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
The greatest tragedy in mankind’s entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.

Arthur C. Clarke

We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or make it the last.
We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or make it the last.

John F. Kennedy

Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.
Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.

John F. Kennedy