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“Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.”
―P. J. O'Rourke
Parliament of Whores: A Lone Humorist Attempts to Explain the Entire U. S. Government (1991), p. 49, "National Busybodies: Congress"
“The government of the republic will fulfill its duty to defend its independence, to repel foreign aggression, and accept the struggle to which it has been provoked, counting on the unanimous spirit of the Mexicans and on the fact that sooner or later the cause of rights and justice will triumph.”
Proclamation to the Mexican people, shortly before the Battle of Puebla of 5 May 1862 (which is commemorated by the Cinco de Mayo celebrations).
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“There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place. I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay and I never want to finish second again.”