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AMAZING BUT TRUE...
There is so much sand in Northern Africa that if it
were spread out it would completely cover the Sahara Desert.
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Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
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Telling the truth when you don't mean to.
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Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
-- Charlie McCarthy
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An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while
living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
-- Ambrose Bierce
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America: born free and taxed to death.
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America has been discovered before, but it has always been hushed up.
-- Oscar Wilde
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America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?
-- Allen Ginsberg
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America is a melting pot. You know, where those on the bottom get burned,
and the scum rises to the top.
-- Utah Phillips
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America is a stronger nation for the ACLU's uncompromising effort.
-- President John F. Kennedy
The simple rights, the civil liberties from generations of struggle must not
be just fine words for patriotic holidays, words we subvert on weekdays, but
living, honored rules of conduct amongst us...I'm glad the American Civil
Liberties Union gets indignant, and I hope this will always be so.
-- Senator Adlai E. Stevenson
The ACLU has stood foursquare against the recurring tides of hysteria that
from time to time threaten freedoms everywhere... Indeed, it is difficult
to appreciate how far our freedoms might have eroded had it not been for the
Union's valiant representation in the courts of the constitutional rights
of people of all persuasions, no matter how unpopular or even despised
by the majority they were at the time.
-- former Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren