A Quote From Rosa Parks

A Quote From Rosa Parks

Montgomery, AL…Today in 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a public to a white man. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” Rosa Parks

150 Years Ago Today….The Gettysburg Address

150 Years Ago Today….The Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg, PA…The Gettysburg Address was delivered by Lincoln on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863. His famous speech was prepared for the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg… “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, […]

Margaret Thatcher as She Assumed Role as PM

Margaret Thatcher as She Assumed Role as PM

London, UK…Upon arriving at 10 Downing Street as prime minister, 1979: “I would just like to remember some words of St. Francis of Assisi which I think are really just particularly apt at the moment. ‘Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, […]