John Sergeant Wise – And let me tell you…

And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration…


“And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.”
-John Sergeant Wise

Sean Parker – I think being a wealthy…

I think being a wealthy member of the establishment is the antithesis of cool. Being…


“I think being a wealthy member of the establishment is the antithesis of cool. Being a countercultural revolutionary is cool. So to the extent that you’ve made a billion dollars, you’ve probably become uncool.”
-Sean Parker

Nina Simone – I had spent many years…

I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all…


“I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all about… Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important.”
-Nina Simone