like colour TV
is all there
in black and white” Monty Python
Quotes, Aphorisms, Laws, and Thoughts Слава Україні!
Just one quote by Alben W. Barkley
Alben William Barkley (Lowes, Kentucky, USA; November 24, 1877 – April 30, 1956; Lexington, Virginia, USA) was an American lawyer and politician from Kentucky who served in both houses of Congress and as the 35th vice president of the United States from 1949 to 1953 under Harry S. Truman. In 1905, he was elected county attorney for McCracken County, Kentucky. He was chosen County Judge/Executive in 1909 and U.S. representative from Kentucky's first district in 1912. As a representative, he was a liberal Democrat, supporting President Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom domestic agenda and foreign policy.
The best audience is intelligent, well-educated, and a little drunk. [+]
The author info is from Wikipedia, licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
The original picture is by Hessler Studio, Washington, D. C., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons and has been cropped and converted to greyscale.
5,412,740 visitors since March 23rd, 2001
Compiled and edited byLuis de Avendaño
Comments, amendments, suggestions and corrections to
This page layout was last updated on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 at 7:49pm CET (Europe/Madrid)
Section 30(1) of the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 allows “fair dealing” with a copyright work for the purpose of criticism or review, provided that it is accompanied by a sufficient acknowledgement. Under the fair use doctrine of the U.S. copyright statute, it is permissible to use limited portions of a work including quotes, for purposes such as commentary, criticism, news reporting, and scholarly reports. There are no legal rules permitting the use of a specific number of words, a certain number of musical notes, or percentages of a work. Whether a particular use qualifies as fair use depends on all the circumstances. See Circular 21 and FL 102. (From the US Copyright Office FAQ.)