The Monday Morning Quote #706

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence… “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Heather Cox Richardson writes well and oftenContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #706”

The Monday Morning Quote #668

“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energyContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #668”

50 Years ago today “I have a dream”

TODAY MARKS THE 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s most famous and rousing ‘I have a dream’ speech. (From thejournal.ie) Masterfully orated to between 200,000 and 300,000 marchers, it is widely regarded as one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century. At just 34 years of age, Luther King inspired generations of Americans toContinue reading “50 Years ago today “I have a dream””