Experience

Bernard Baruch was an American businessman and politician, and an advisor to Democratic presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters.He was born on 19 August 1870 and on his 85th birthday, in 1955, he stated:“To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.” Speaking about intelligence:“I’m not smart. I… Read More Experience

War

Harry Browne (17 June 1933 – 2006) was an American politician, libertarian writer and public speaker, investment analyst and the author of more than twenty books and thousands of articles. In his 1995 book “Why Government Doesn’t Work” he wrote: “The politicians’ stirring phrases are meant to keep our eyes averted from the reality of… Read More War

Hatred & War

Howard Thurman , who died on 10 April 1981, was an influential American author, philosopher, Baptist preacher and theologian. He was the first African American to hold the position dean of chapel at Harvard University and Boston University, a predominately white institution in the United States.He played a leading role in many social justice movements… Read More Hatred & War

War

“War is to be ranked among the most dreadful calamities which fall on a guilty world; and, what deserves consideration, it tends to multiply and perpetuate itself without end. It feeds and grows on the blood which it sheds. The passions, from which it springs, gain strength and fury from indulgence.” William Ellery Channing (born… Read More War