To see what is right and not do it is want of courage.
—Confucius, The Analects, Bk. II, Chap. XXIV, 2
The difficult we do at once; the impossible takes a little longer.
—U.S. Seabees, Pacific Theater, 1942–1945
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. … And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?
—W. B. Yeats, The Second Coming
We have met the enemy and he is us.
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