"I can never begin to say what I owe to North Dakota. I would have never been President if it had not been for my experience here in North Dakota."
"Today, we may say before an awestruck world: 'We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.'"
Churchill in the depths of WW2
"He worked double shifts at a steel mill during the week so he could travel on weekends to races. When people tell me they can't race well because they have a job, I think of Paul."
Ed Eyestone on Paul Cummings, one of the best American Distance runners of the 1980's who died recently in a fishing accident.