Margaret Fuller – Would that the simple maxim…

Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to…


“Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.”
-Margaret Fuller

Clyde Tombaugh – That’s the way I got…

That’s the way I got along in life. I don’t ever remember being particularly jealous…


“That’s the way I got along in life. I don’t ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can’t do it myself, I don’t deserve to get it.”
-Clyde Tombaugh

John Shelton Reed – I think there’s a suspicion…

I think there’s a suspicion in the South of people putting on airs. You see…


“I think there’s a suspicion in the South of people putting on airs. You see it in most successful Southern politicians, but you also see it in someone like Richard Petty, who may be a multimillionaire stock car driver, but he’s also beloved because he has a nice self-deprecatory way about him.”
-John Shelton Reed