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Library of Congress - 2010 - 520 pages
|Affluence 15 We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. wmsion CHURCHILL, |
lecture, Cleveland, Ohio, February 3, 1932.-—Wi'nston S. Churchill: His
Complete Speeches, 1897-1963, ed. Robert Rhodes James, vol. 5, p. 5130 (
|Where We Have Failed Each Other and How to Reverse the Damage Dave |
Burchett. the entertainment medium of films to plant the ... Winston Churchill
noted, “We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.” I fear that the church and
|We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. WINSTON CHURCHILL YEARS |
AGO IN Siam, if the king had an enemy he wanted to torment, it was easy: give
him a white elephant. The receiver of this gift was now obligated into oblivion.
Any gift ...
|Applause waits on success. Benjamin Franklin The hardest tumble a man can |
make is to fall over his own bluff. Success has always been a great liar. The
highest form of vanity is love of fame. We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
|“We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty,” said Winston Churchill. Given the |
tremendous wealth that this nation and its inhabitants possess relative to other
countries and people, are Americans really all that generous? Consider that the ...
|We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. We contend that for a nation to tax |
itself into prosperity is like a man standing ina bucket and trying to lift himself
upby the handle. We shape our buildings,and afterwards our buildings shape us.
|We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. - Churchill, Winston If I was your wife |
Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'd let you! - Churchill, Winston
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
|... honest and dishonest, which make people rich; the only instinct I know of which |
does it is that instinct which theological Christianity crudely describes as the sin
of avarice. - Chesterton, Gilbert K. We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
|We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. - Sir Winston Churchill 1874 – 1965; |
British Prime Minister 1940-1945 & 1951-1955, historian, artist, & Nobel Prize
winner in literature. Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals
|Speaking in another era, Winston Churchill observed of his nation, "We are |
stripped bare by the curse of plenty." Could he have been speaking for us as well
? It is almost trite to state that these are simultaneously the best and the worst of