May/June, 1998 Volume XII Number 12
"Those who make peaceful revolutions impossible will make violent revolutions inevitable."
-- John F. Kennedy
"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance--that principle is contempt prior to investigation,"
-- Herbert Spencer
"I forgive him. Because I know the frailty of human nature, and I know how hard it is, and especially a strong, vigorous, young man like he is; he has such a tremendous personality. I think the ladies just go wild over him."
-- Billy Graham, responding on NBC's Today show to questions about President Clinton's extra-marital sexcapades.
"Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains on their own appetites. Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere, and the less of it there is within, the more there is without. It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters."
-- Edmund Burke
"That's how the antis are going to win. They are not going to win in the legislatures unless they get lucky. They are going to win by attrition, because fewer and fewer doctors will perform abortions."
-- Herbert Hodes, abortionist, in Glamour, September 1991.
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