"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy
"It is only when men contemplate the greatness of God that they can come to realize their own inadequacy." Jean Calvin
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville