“People and nations are forged in the fire of adversity.” ~~ John Adams
“Education is the transmission of civilization.” ~~ Will Durant
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed,it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~ Margaret Mead
“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.” ~~ Thomas Jefferson
“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” ~~ Alexander Hamilton
“The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.” ~~ Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr.
“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” ~~ Mahatma Gandhi
“Americans… still believe in an America where anything’s possible – they just don’t think their leaders do.” ~~ Barack Obama