Tuesday, June 15, 2010

52 Thousand Employees -- 7 Billion Customers

                                            since 1837

                                                       52 thousand employees
                   7 BILLION CUSTOMERS


"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." -- Pledge of Allegiance
Source: Originally written by Rev Francis Bellamy in 1892, the Pledge has undergone several changes. The last change added 'under God' unanimously passed by Congress in 1954.

"Drop out of school before your mind rots from exposure to our mediocre educational system. Forget about the Senior Prom and go to the library and educate yourself if you've got any guts. Some of you like pep rallies and plastic robots who tell you what to read. Forget I mentioned it... Rise for the flag salute." -- Frank Zappa (1940-1993), Musician

"No free people can lose their liberties while they are jealous of liberty. But the liberties of the freest people are in danger when they set up symbols of liberty as fetishes, worshipping the symbol instead of the principle it represents."
-- Wendell Phillips (1811-1884) Abolitionist author


Indifference must be a crime in us, to be ranked but one degree below treachery; for deserting the commonwealth is next to betraying it." -- Lord Bolingbroke

"To be ignorant of what happened before you were born... is to live the life of a child for ever." -- Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.) Roman Statesman, Philosopher and Orator

"We see many instances of cities going down like sinking ships to their destruction. There have been such wrecks in the past and there surely will be others in the future, caused by the wickedness of captains and crews alike. For these are guilty men, whose sin is supreme ignorance of what matters most." -- Plato (429-347 BC) Source: Statesman 302a


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