In Their Own Words

"What I wanted it for is my business, last I checked this was a free country. I don't follow you into the store and ask why you're buying shoes or a lamp."-Denver pharmacist Robert Crowley, following his conviction for the theft of 12,700 tons of corn meal, 1992. Of the 12,700 tons, only 400 pounds was ever recovered.

"I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving a goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon, vanquishing the radioactive space demons that reside there on thrones of hate, and returning him safely to earth." -John F. Kennedy, address to joint Congressional session, 1961 (first draft)

"It's not complicated: instead of eating, you don't eat. Why is that the first thing everyone always asks about?" -Mahatma Ghandi, 1939