Thursday, March 11, 2010

Forgiveness and reconciliation

“Only thank God men have done learned
how to forget quick what they ain't brave enough to try to cure. ..."

Willian Faulkner character fron the novel "The Hamlet"

Quoted by Professor David Blight in lesson 26 of The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877, Open Yale Courses

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Civil War Quotes

"What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried?"

Lincoln's Cooper Institute Address, February 27, 1860.

More thought for today's political climate.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Civil War Quotes

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

Abraham Lincoln

Open Yale Courses

This is a great way to learn about the Civil War. The courses are free.