Schurz Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. — Carl Schurz
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Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Ideas are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But Ideas are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man in the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach you destiny. Perhaps you could get a clearer idea of our destiny if we took time out to examine our ideas, and upgraded them if necessary. What things are most important to you? If you could do anything you wanted to be, what would you be? If you could achieve a single objective in life, what would it be? — Carl Schurz
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Schurz Sayings By Joan D. Chittister: "Ideals are like stars," Carl Schurz wrote. "You will not succeed in touching them with "Ideals are like stars," Carl Schurz wrote. "You will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like seafarers on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny." Ideals do not determine what we do to make a living in life; They govern what we become as we do it. — Joan D. Chittister
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Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the sea fearing man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny — Carl Schurz
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Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: The Senator from Wisconsin cannot frighten me by exclaiming, My country, right or wrong. In The Senator from Wisconsin cannot frighten me by exclaiming, My country, right or wrong. In one sense I say so too. My country; and my country is the great American Republic. My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Consider: if you incorporate those tropical countries with the Republic of the United States, you Consider: if you incorporate those tropical countries with the Republic of the United States, you will have to incorporate their people too. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By William Appleman Williams: This national argument is usually interpreted as a battle between imperialists led by Roosevelt and This national argument is usually interpreted as a battle between imperialists led by Roosevelt and Lodge and anti-imperialists led by William Jennings Bryan and Carl Schurz. It is far more accurate and illuminating however, to view it as a three-cornered fight. The third group was a coalition of businessmen, intellectuals, and politicians who opposed traditional colonialism and advocated instead a policy of an open door through which America's preponderant economic strength would enter and dominate all underdeveloped areas of the world. — William Appleman Williams
Schurz Sayings By Stephen Kinzer: The man who in times of popular excitement boldly and unflinchingly resists hot-tempered clamor for The man who in times of popular excitement boldly and unflinchingly resists hot-tempered clamor for an unnecessary war, and thus exposes himself to the opprobrious imputation of a lack of patriotism or of courage, to the end of saving his country from a great calamity, is, as to 'loving and faithfully serving his country,' at least as good a patriot as the hero of the most daring feat of arms," SchurzStephen Kinzer
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: We have come to a point where it is loyalty to resist, and treason to We have come to a point where it is loyalty to resist, and treason to submit. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Our country ... when right, to be kept right. When wrong, to be put right. Our country ... when right, to be kept right. When wrong, to be put right. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Our ideals resemble the stars, which illumintate the night. No one will ever be able Our ideals resemble the stars, which illumintate the night. No one will ever be able to touch them. But the men who, like the sailors on the ocean, take them for guides, will undoubtedly reach their goal. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee an equally full measure of liberty to all your neighbors. There is no other. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Tis not, 'my country right or wrong'; tis, 'my country, that which is right to Tis not, 'my country right or wrong'; tis, 'my country, that which is right to be kept right, that which is wrong to be set right' — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: I have always been in favor of a healthy Americanization, but that does not mean I have always been in favor of a healthy Americanization, but that does not mean a complete disavowal of our German heritage. It means that our character should take on the best of that which is American, and combine it with the best of that which is German. By doing this, we can best serve the American people and their civilization. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: When the life of the nation was attempted, when the cause of liberty and human When the life of the nation was attempted, when the cause of liberty and human rights called for their aid, they rushed forth to rally under the banner they loved, with grand singleness of purpose and heroic devotion
leaving all behind them, to meet toil and danger, hunger, sickness, wounds, and death, for nothing but the sublime satisfaction of doing their duty to their country and to mankind. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: I will make a prophecy that may now sound peculiar. In fifty years Lincoln's name I will make a prophecy that may now sound peculiar. In fifty years Lincoln's name will be inscribed close to Washington's on this Republic's roll of honor. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: My country right or wrong; when right, to keep her right; when wrong, to put My country right or wrong; when right, to keep her right; when wrong, to put her right. — Carl Schurz
Schurz Sayings By Carl Schurz: Of course the play as I wrote it amounted to nothing; but in weaving the Of course the play as I wrote it amounted to nothing; but in weaving the plot through successive scenes, and in writing out some of the dialogues, I enjoyed the full bliss of literary creation. Never to have tasted this delight is never to have known one of the greatest joys of life. — Carl Schurz