SaturdayMar 28, 2015
Esther Dyson (born 14 July 1951, Zürich, Switzerland) is a journalist and commentator on emerging digital technology, a founding member of the digerati, an entrepreneur, and a philanthropist.
We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.
If this bill [for the admission of Orleans Territory as a State] passes, it is my deliberate opinion that it is virtually a dissolution of the Union; that it will free the States from their moral obligation; and, as it will be the right of all, so it will be the duty of some, definitely to prepare for a separation, amicably if they can, violently if they must.
Those who have succeeded have also had the ability to overcome adversity, disappointment, and even tragedy in their lives.