What is more important to a library than anything else -- than everything else -- is the fact that it exists."[The Premise Of Meaning, American Scholar; Washington, DC, June 5, 1972] - Archibald MacLeish
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism."[Address to National Press Club in Washington DC, as quoted in Freedom and Union (April 1952)] - Earl Warren
Outside of the killings, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country. - Marion Barry
I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office."(Washington DC, 12 May, 2008) - George W. Bush
Washington DC is the only place in America where people put bumper stickers on their cars the day *after* the election.