Tis impossible to judge with much Præcision of the true Motives and Qualities of human Actions, or of the Propriety of Rules contrived to govern them, without considering with like Attention, all the Passions, Appetites, Affections in Nature from which they flow. An intimate Knowledge therefore of the intellectual and moral World is the sole foundation on which a stable structure of Knowledge can be erected.
By: John Adams
Every day, I wake up and I say, Why... how... did I end up with 1.7 million Twitter followers? Its freaky to me, every day, but that tells me that theres an appetite out there that had previously been underserved. Theres an inner geek in us all, an inner bit of curiosity that people are discovering, and they like it.
We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power.