"Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they exhibit disrespect for their elders. They conradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers." ~Socrates, 5th century, b.c.
"If all printers were determin'd not to print anything till they were sure it would offend no body, there would be very little printed." ~ Benjamin Franklin, 1731
"I pledge allegiance to the earth and all the life which she supports. One planet, in our care, irreplaceable, with sustenance and respect for all life." ~Janina Lamb and Joe Jenkins
"...in the new Code of Laws...I desire you would Remember the Ladies, & be more generous & favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember All Men would be tyrants if they could." ~Abigail Adams, to John Adams in Philadelphia, Braintree, March 31, 1776
"Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. Then when you do criticize that person, you'll be a mile away and have their shoes." ~Anonymous
Nebraska Journal: "Editors, I see by your paper that there are several young men in your city willing to get married. I would like to meet Mr. Sam Jones and take my chances. Yours with a view to matrimony." ~Molly Smith, Des Moines, Iowa---Ainsworth, Nebraska, 1885
"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." ~Jorge Luis Borges
~ from the hellbendre presse, printing on the wall ~