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De Mainstream Pers 204

You, who are on the road Must have a code
That you can live by
And so, become yourself
Because the past
Is just a good-bye…

Teach your parents well
The children's hell
Will slowly go by
And feed them on your dreams
The one they pick
The one you'll know by
Graham Nash. Teach Your Children. 1970

For the managers of the elevated railroads I have as little feeling as any man here…. I regard these men as furnishing part of the most dangerous of all dangerous classes, the wealthy criminal class. Theodore Roosevelt.  New York World. 3 maart 1883
Fragment uit de biografie Truman van de Amerikaanse historicus David McCullough,  tweevoudig winnaar van de Pulitzerprijs en de National Book Award en ontvanger van de Presidential Medal of Freedom, de hoogste burgerlijke onderscheiding in de Verenigde Staten:
On Monday, December 20, 1937, Senator Truman delivered the second of his assaults on corporate greed and corruption. In the earlier speech in June he had recalled how Jesse James, in order t…