captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
Constitutions have to be written on hearts, not just paper.
Pennies don’t fall from heaven, they have to be earned here on earth.
For every idealistic peacemaker willing to renounce his self-defence in favour of a weapons-free world, there is at least one warmaker anxious to exploit the other’s good intentions.
We now know that bin Laden’s terrorists had been planning their outrages for years. The propagation of their mad, bad ideology — decency forbids calling it a religion — had been taking place before our eyes. We were just too blind to see it. In short, the world had never ceased to be dangerous. But the West had ceased to be vigilant. Surely that is the most important lesson of this tragedy, and we must learn it if our civilisation is to survive.
Oh, but you know, you do not achieve anything without trouble, ever.