World’s awe

The world looks with some awe upon a man who appears unconcernedly indifferent to home, money, comfort, rank, or even power and fame. The world feels not without a certain apprehension, that here is someone outside its jurisdiction; someone before whom its allurements may be spread in vain; someone strangely enfranchised, untamed, untrammelled by convention, moving independent of the ordinary currents of human action. -Winston Churchill, politician and statesman (1874-1965)

Root of all superstition

The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses. -Francis Bacon, essayist, philosopher, and statesman (1561-1626)

Lazare Hippolyte Carnot: Clamor and suffering

In a free country there is much clamor, with little suffering: in a despotic state there is little complaint but much suffering. -Lazare Hippolyte Carnot, statesman (1801-1888)

French politician Lazare Hippolyte Carnot (180...

French politician Lazare Hippolyte Carnot (1801-1888) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Extreme justice and injustice

 

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman Consul, 106-43 BC...

Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman Consul, 106-43 BC, Marble bust from Florence (Italy), XVIIe century, Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, France (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Extreme justice is extreme injustice. -Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman, orator, writer (106-43 BCE)