A Lady's Ruminations

"Jane was firm where she felt herself to be right." -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Who said it?

The peace, the freedom and the security of ninety percent of the population of the world is being jeopardized by the remaining ten percent who are threatening a breakdown of all international order and law. Surely the ninety percent who want to live in peace under law and in accordance with moral standards that have received almost universal acceptance through the centuries, can and must find some way to make their will prevail.
George W. Bush? Some right-wing wacko, trying to make everyone else comport with his standards?

No, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in a 1937 speech in Chicago.

Still applies, perhaps more so, now.