Answers are a luxury enjoyed only every now and then. So early on, learn to love the questions themselves.Neil deGrasse Tyson (b. 1958) American astrophysicist and science communicator
Comment on “I am Neil deGrasse Tyson — Ask Me Anything” (1 Mar 2012)
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will.Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) American abolitionist and writer
Letter to Gerrit Smith (30 Mar 1849)
I don’t beleave in fighting; i am solemly aginst it; but if a man gits teu fighting, i am also solemly aginst hiz gitting licked. After a fight iz once opened, all the virtew thare iz in it iz tew lick the other party.
[I don't believe in fighting; I am solemnly against it; but if a man gets to fighting, I am also solemnly against his getting licked. After a fight is once opened, all the virtue there is in it is to lick the other party.]Josh Billings (1818-1885) American humorist [pseud. of Henry Wheeler Shaw]
Josh Billings: His Works, Complete (1873)