"Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Douglas MacArthur on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Douglas MacArthur on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Douglas MacArthur on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Douglas MacArthur on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Douglas MacArthur on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul."
"The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself."
"I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes."
"In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield."
"A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding."
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