Various quotable statements I find in miscellanious places

If it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
~Benjamin Disraeli

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.

History teaches us that peace is not a process that can be negotiated into place. Rather, it is an outcome that must be won.
Beth Kennedy March 11, 2002.

No child ever starved because he didn't like what he was served for dinner.

As Mrs. Mantis told the late Mr. Mantis, beware of what you prey for.
Jay D. Homnick, The American Spectator,. 20030930.

It is the soldier, not the agitator, who has given us the freedom to protest.
Zell Miller. Speech at the GOP convention. 20040901.

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F Kennedy.

[M]ost software that ends up working great and being useful never ends up being a profitable product, because most software is actually not written to be sold but is for internal use in a particular company or institution.
David Adams. OSNews.

If history always begins this morning, the world holds exciting surprises around every corner.
Ann Coulter. Treason. p. 241.

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.