July 24th, 2010Quote of the week
You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.
In Brussels there are days when you feel the European Union is a magnificent creation, one of the most inspired experiments in mankind’s history. Then there are days when you feel disgusted by the pettiness, the short-sightedness, the incoherence of it all.
Farewell to Brussels, FT Brussels BlogTags: .eu, FT
July 14th, 2010Quote of the week
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
July 1st, 2010Quote of the week
Smile, and the world will smile back at you.
Origin unknown, inspired by a friend.Tags: Fun, Optimism
The enemy isn’t liberalism, the enemy isn’t conservatism, the enemy is bullshit.
Jans-Erik Nelson, found on Lino the Rhino’s Facebook pageTags: Fun, Lino the Rhino, Politics
June 8th, 2010Quote of the week
Schools are overwhelmingly staffed by women, but education systems are managed by men. Most graduates are female and most school drop-outs are boys. We need to base gender equality policies on these realities.
Androulla Vassiliou, European commissioner for Education, Traditional stereotypes remain the biggest challenge for gender equality in educationTags: Education, European Commission, Gender equality, Vassiliou, Women