"Well, time slips away and leaves you with nothing, mister, but / Boring stories of / Glory days..." ~ Bruce Springsteen
"Facing the rising sun of our new day begun / Let us march on 'til victory is won" ~ James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
"You said you loved me, or were you just being kind? / Or am I losing my mind?" ~ Stephen Sondheim, "Losing My Mind"
"She told me to / Walk this way! / Talk this way! / Walk this way! / Talk this way! / Well just gimme a kiss!" ~ Aerosmith
"I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs." ~ Frederick Douglass (who's done an amazing job)
"Morality is the object of government." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“What greater torment than to see that light, and then to see it eternally withdrawn?” ~ Iris Murdoch, "The Green Knight"
“Strategy inadequately learned is the cause of serious wounds.” — Miyamoto Musashi, "Book of Five Rings"
Offered with nothing but respect and sympathies for George Floyd and family, and nothing but contempt for Donald J. Trump.
"...the true greatness of a nation is founded on principles of humanity." ~ Thomas Paine