One encounters very capable fathers abashed by their piano-playing daughters. Three measures of Schumann make them red with embarrassment.
(Alfred Döblin (1878-1957), German-Jewish novelist, physician. Trans. by David Dollenmayer. "The Spirit of the Naturalistic Age," 1924, Works on Aesthetics, Poetics and Literature, ed. Erich Kleinschmidt (1989).)
Whether we are New Dealer, Old Dealer, Liberty Leaguer or Red, whether we agree or not, we still have the right to think and speak how we feel.
(Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president. "Remarks to Smithville, Texas Chamber of Commerce Barbeque," LBJ Library, "Speech Collection," (September 15, 1939).
Informal report to Congressional district.)