Nearly all educational expenditure should be considered a capital outlay, whether it provides a future return in the form of enhanced taxable income or in terms of an enhanced quality of life.
Some of you may know my story: How for nineteen years, I worked as a manager for a tire plant in Alabama. And some of you may have lived a similar story: After nearly two decades of hard, proud work, I found out that I was making significantly less money than the men who were doing the same work as me.
Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.
Justice is like a train that is nearly always late.
For nearly 2,000 years, most people assumed that the only sources of tradition about Jesus and his disciples were the four gospels in the New Testament.
Sadly, if President Obama is willing to ignore the pain of race-based discrimination and injustice so as to make whites comfortable – and this, after he has already been elected and the campaign is long over – then the likelihood he will ever speak the truth about these matters, let alone address them, shrinks to nearly zero.
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
The Roman Catholic Church, had it captured me, as it nearly did, would have sent me on some mission of danger and sacrifice and utilised me as a martyr; the Church established by law transformed me into an unbeliever and an antagonist.
All, or nearly all, the advantage there is in fixing any constitutional limits to the power of a government, is simply to give notice to the government of the point at which it will meet with resistance.
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.