I don't like the subtle infiltration of 'something for nothing' philosophies into the very hearthstone of the American family. I believe that 'Thou shalt earn the bread by the sweat of thy face' was a benediction and not a penalty. Work is the zest of life; there is joy in its pursuit.
I don't care if I was a ditch-digger at a dollar a day, I'd want to do my job better than the fellow next to me. I'd want to be the best at whatever I do.
I did not mind the public criticism. That sort of thing has not changed any program I thought was good.
Monday, December 20, 2004
He Wouldn't Stand a Chance in France
Today is the birthday of Branch Rickey, the American baseball executive (1881-1965) who said