The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction, in the life of the nation, is close to the center of a nation's purpose - and is a test to the quality of a nation's civilization.
John F. Kennedy
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 consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all morality.
Forgive your enemies but never forget their names.
The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.