Sunday, December 17, 2006

Quotes of the Day (XIII)

- "Tyranny is our foe, whatever trappings or disguises it wears, whatever language it speaks, be it external or internal, we must forever be on our guard, ever mobilised, ever vigilant, always ready to spring at its throat."
Winston Churchill
Harvard University, September 1943

- "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
John F. Kennedy

Appropos of Senator John Kerry's visit to Egypt last week, in which he praised Egyptian dicatator Hosni Mubarak, but somehow failed to even mention jailed democratic activists Ayman Nour and Muhammad Sharqawi, amongst other dissidents.