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    Boys, I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad.”

    Or:

    “Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn to chicken salad”

    Both from Lyndon B. Johnson

    …I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded, not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

        ~Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

    Justice

    That Justice is a blind goddess
    Is a thing to which we black are wise
    Her bandage hides two festering sores
    That once perhaps were eyes.
              ~Langston Hughes

    As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

    by JaxDem on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 05:41:36 AM PST

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