Quote of the Day

It is doubtful whether the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution of the United States could have been written under the glare of modern publicity. Those men had time to reflect, to think. In this phantom era of ghostwriters, no wonder the speeches have no body to them! Gadgets and gimmicks abound, but nothing born of meditation. How many speeches out of Washington, how much of the torrent of drivel on television, how much of modern music, and, alas! How many sermons bear the marks of quiet thought?

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