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In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.

Henry Miller (1891-1980) American author.

After the ship has sunk, everyone knows how she might have been saved.

Italian proverb

I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount.

Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) American politician.

We must be prepared to be part of the cure and not remain part of the problem.

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Increasingly in recent times we have come first to identify the remedy that is most agreeable, most convenient, most in accord with major pecuniary or political interest, the one that reflects our available faculty for action; then we move from the remedy so available or desired back to a cause to which that remedy is relevant.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2007) Canadian-American economist.

The fact that I have no remedy for all the sorrows of the world is no reason for my accepting yours. It simply supports the strong probability that yours is a fake.

Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist, satirist and social critic.