A Stairway to
“If you trust in yourself. . .and believe in your dreams. . .and follow your star. . . you'll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren't so lazy.”
- Terry Pratchett, The Wee Free Men
To be ashamed of one's immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one's morality.
There is no 'slippery slope' toward loss of liberties, only a long staircase where each step downward must first be tolerated by the American people and their leaders.
- Alan K. Simpson
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
- Ayn Rand
Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future.
- Ed Markey