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, December 13, 2012

Brain Candy for Rough Work

For those revolutionaries in Washington that will blink before the “Fiscal Cliff”, history offers solace. Compromise—giving in simply to stop the bleeding—has a long history.

“I didn’t see the light,” the Senator replied, “I felt the heat.”

Pulpit Digest 
Volume 36 1956 
pg. 38

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