Thursday, March 29, 2012

One problem with security.............

"Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity; 
they seem more afraid of life than of death."
-James F. Byrnes

Editors note:  Mid-twentieth century American history was not my 
forte in school.  At that point in time, you could hardly call it 
"history." So, it was with great interest that I read the 
Wikipedia entry on Byrnes.  Loved this quote: "In part as a reward 
for his crucial support on many issues, Roosevelt appointed 
Byrnes an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in July 1941. 
This position did not suit him; he became bored and resigned 
from the Court after only 15 months."

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