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the test of our progress

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

Lincoln’s Funeral Procession and the Boys Who Saw It

The journey of Abraham Lincoln‘s body from Washington, DC to Springfield, Illinois took 13 days and was witnessed by hundreds of thousands of mourners. Solemn observers lined the tracks as the funeral train passed by. 454 more words

History

Inspirational Quote 19

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”

-Franklin D. Roosevelt

Inspirational Quote

It's Terrific Quote Day ~ July 17, 2019

JUST BROWSING THE INTERNET AND FOUND A FEW  TERRIFIC QUOTES

“An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.”
~ Lydia M. Child… 132 more words

Quotes

The Facebook Chronicles 13: Remembering When Barack Obama Was Big In Athens and Yearning For That Time Again

As posted on my Facebook feed on 16 July 2019.

Sorry to go all Max Bygraves on you, but I wanna tell you a story. Unfortunately, it’s not a story that ends happily ever after. 613 more words

Frailty in our ubiquitous Democracy

In the 1950s and 1960s, communism or socialism or their various shades of colour swept across the whole world, particularly across the developing countries (used to be called under-developed countries). 1,077 more words

International