Frederick Douglass, an African American born into slavery, is an icon in the history of both great Americans and great journalists. The founder of the North Star, an abolitionist newspaper that fought slavery and called for the emancipation of women, Douglass famously said, “Knowledge is the pathway from slavery to freedom.” Douglass’ book Life and Times of Frederick Douglass is one of the best accounts we have today of what life was like as a slave. An advisor to both Presidents Lincoln…
“When caring for your neighbor becomes a compulsory obligation imposed by government instead of voluntary, charity turns to confiscation and freedom to achieve to involuntary servitude. To liberals, compassion seems to be defined by how many people are dependent on the government; to conservatives, it’s defined by how many people no longer need help. One promotes dependence, the other freedom, responsibility and achievement.” -- Star Parker
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa
Delenn "The One who is" The Wise "I have never known the truth or Delenn to speak, only when it is appropriate." "I am Grey. I stand between the candle and the star. We are Grey. We stand between the darkness and the light."