Ultraliberalism today translates into a whimpering isolationism in foreign policy, a mulish obstructionism in domestic policy, and a pusillanimous pussyfooting on the critical issue of law and order Spiro T. Agnew (b. 1918), U.S. Republican politician, vice president. Speech, September 10, 1970, Springfield, Illinois. Collected Speeches of Spiro Agnew (1971).
Without the blessing of cowardice, the world would long since have been torn to bits.
Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).
"But each day brings its petty dust our soon-choked souls to fill, and we forget because we must, and not because we will."...Matthew Arnold.
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