Seamanship Quotation

“In political activity, then, men sail a boundless and bottomless sea; there is neither harbour for shelter nor floor for anchorage, neither starting-place nor appointed destination.”
— from Michael Oakeshott's
Political Education” (1951)

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Life’s rich tapestry (1)

“Introducing Mr. Obama on Friday in Los Angeles, the actor Jamie Foxx even led the crowd in a chant of, “We are not exhausted,” a backhanded rally cry if there ever was one.”

-Mark Leibovich, “Obama, His Party’s biggest Star, Plays a Largely Supporting Role,” New York Times, October, 24, 2010, p. 1

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