"These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror."
"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."Michael N. Castle on John F. Kennedy
"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it."Michael N. Castle on Mark Twain
"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."Michael N. Castle on George Washington
"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually."Michael N. Castle on James A. Baldwin
"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."Michael N. Castle on George William Curtis
"After completing a Delaware State education, they were afforded opportunities beyond anything they might have imagined - and they opened doors for themselves that surely would have remained closed if they only had a high school education."
"By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools."
"Delaware State began as a school bent on service - teaching education, social services and nursing."
"They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college."
"This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back."