Charlie Chaplin Quotes

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The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people.  And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.

I remain just one thing, and one thing only–and that is a clown.  It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.

Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) was an English-born comic actor and filmmaker.  His iconic portrayal of “The Tramp” will always remain one of the film industry’s most important characters.

John Rawls Quotes

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A just society is a society that if you knew everything about it, you’d be willing to enter it in a random place.

Religious faith is an important aspect of American culture and a fact of American political life.

John Rawls (1921-2002) is an American political philosopher.  Some of his writings emphasize the concept of “justice as fairness.”

Daily Paradox (Haiku Series #163)

Filling Unlimited Pages

Nothing ever small

Dreaming, another novel—

Writing with bigness

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Choosing Right Stuff

Pick baseball or golf

Swinging for fences or greens—

Which swing shall I use?

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Playing Political Chess

Congress at impasse

Where’s spirit to compromise?

Buried long ago

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