Tuesday, January 31, 2012

A Few Timelss Quotes

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"Human Kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. 
A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough."  -Franklin D. Roosevelt

Senator Bernie Sanders
"This country does in fact have a serious deficit problem. But the reality is that the deficit was caused by two wars — unpaid for. It was caused by huge tax breaks for the wealthiest people in this country. It was caused by a recession as a result of the greed, recklessness and illegal behavior on Wall Street. And if those are the causes of the deficit, I will be damned if we’re going to balance the budget on the backs of the elderly, the sick, the children, and the poor. That’s wrong."  — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senate Budget Committee, Nov. 18, 2011

Elizabeth Warren
"There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody.  You built a factory out there -- good for you. But I want to be clear.  You moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for.  You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate.  You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for. You didn't have to worry that maurauding bands would come and seize everything at your factory... Now look.  You built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea -- God Bless! Keep a Big Hunk of it.  But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along."Elizabeth Warren, (D) MA - Senate Candidate

Malcolm X
“If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” ― Malcolm X