"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge him, and He shall direct your paths."– Proverbs 3:5-6.
"If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds are against you and only a precious chance of survival. There may be even a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves." – Winston Churchill
“Stand your ground. Don’t fire unless fired upon, But if they mean to have a war, Let it begin here!” – Captain John Parker, Lexington Minute Company, April 19, 1775
"Think like a man of action and act like a man of thought." – Henri Louis Bergson
"If you can be seen, you can be hit. If you can be hit, you can be killed." – The First Law of the Modern Battlefield
“Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice Doggie!’ while you are looking for a rock.” – Will Rogers
"The right of self-defense is the first law of nature; in most governments it has been the study of rulers to confine this right within the narrowest possible limits. … and [when] the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, under any color or pretext whatsoever, prohibited, [then] liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the brink of destruction." – St. George Tucker, Judge of the Virginia Supreme Court 1803
“The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office. Their principal device to that end is to search out groups who pant and pine for something they can’t get and to promise to give it to them. Nine times out of ten that promise is worth nothing. The tenth time is made good by looting A to satisfy B. In other words, government is a broker in pillage, and every election is …
“Sad are the eyes, yet no tears. The flight of the wild geese brings a new hope–rescue from all this. Old friends, and those that we’ve found. What chance, to make it last? When there’s fighting all around, and reason just ups and disappears. Time is running out. There is so much to be done–Tell me what more, what more, can we do? There are promises made, plans firmly laid. Now madness prevails, lives will be ended! What more can we do? What chance, to make it last? What more, can we do?” – Theme to the motion picture The …
"Oh how cruel is the interval between the conception of a great enterprise and its execution! What vain terrors! What irresolution! Life is at stake—much more is at stake: honor! – Schiller
"Put all your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket!" – Mark Twain
“I didn’t say it would be easy, Neo. I just said it would be the truth.” – Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus in The Matrix (1999)
“In this world you’ve just got to hope for the best and prepare for the worst and take whatever God sends.” – Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne Of Avonlea
“Along the debris-choked Mississippi River, pharmacist Jason Dove watches as people scramble in the parking lot of the downtown convention center for cases of airlifted water and shakes his head. ‘We created this Frankenstein,’ he says. ‘It’s showing how fragile this society is.’” -as quoted in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, USA Today, Sept. 2, 2005.
“It’s downtown Baghdad,” said tourist Denise Bollinger, who snapped pictures of looting in the French Quarter. “It’s insane.” (as quoted by The Associated Press, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina)