Thursday, June 9, 2016

Sayings By or For Southerners, Part XXXIV


A pioneer creates a new country from foresight, courage, and hard work.  An immigrant takes advantage of what the pioneer has created.   I suppose now we really are “a nation of immigrants.”–Clyde Wilson

The prejudice of race appears to be stronger in the States that have abolished slavery than in those where it still exists . . . .–Alexis de Tocqueville

Why are we so greatly affected by statements that we know are not true? —e.g., In Lincoln’s Gettysburg speech. –H.L. Mencken


  1. The South has important things to contribute. I saw Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech both rate very highly.