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Q is for Quitting

Celebrating the A to Z Blogging Challenge with quotations on the writing life.

Age wrinkles the body, quitting wrinkles the soul.

General Douglas MacArthur

There is a big difference between quitting something you dislike (piano lessons) and quitting something you truly love (writing). 113 more words

An Encouraging Word

"Five Army Corps"

I cannot help thinking that we are disturbed by editorials and reacting to “public opinion” rather than to military logic. “Pa” Watson is certain we must get MacArthur out, as being worth “five Army corps.”

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A little known fact about soldiering at Fort Selden is the extreme danger it could present.  Five soldiers were awarded the highest honor available to the armed forces, the Congressional Medal of Honor.   244 more words

Fort Selden

The Week That is Still Making History

In his most recent discussion with associates, Lyndon LaRouche has very vividly communicated his own, personal, almost century-old convictions as to what sort of human organization it is that must be shaped and that must command your total loyalty, and as to what truth is, and what reality is,– all totally foreign and incomprehensible to what the herd says and believes. 1,818 more words

Lyndon Larouche

Extracted from March 2015 Esquire Philippines


Little Rock Look Back: City Park becomes MacArthur Park

On March 9, 1942, Little Rock’s first public park was renamed by the Little Rock City Council. By a vote of fourteen ayes, zero nays and four absent, the alderman approved Ordinance 6,388 which renamed the park in honor of General Douglas MacArthur. 367 more words


Quotes Suitable for Framing: William Manchester

He was a thundering paradox of a man, noble and ignoble, inspiring and outrageous, arrogant and shy, the best of men and the worst of men, the most protean, most ridiculous, and most sublime. 178 more words