“Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; , avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.”

When France fell in 1940. John Eisenhower

“Set yourself in motion, if it is in your power, and do not look about you to see if anyone will observe it; nor yet Plato’s Republic: but be content if the thing goes on well, and consider such an event to be no small matter.”