-John Adams on Alexander Hamilton
-Stephen Douglas on Abraham Lincoln
is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not move. The fact that the player is compelled to move means that their position will become significantly weaker.
The second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
I’ve got so much I want to say about the First Amendment as I sort of understand it, but it is bonkers.
-Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex