A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
- David Brinkley
- A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. - David Brinkley
- True humility the basis of the Christian system—is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues. - Edmund Burke
- In some Places, as in Amsterdam, the Foundation costs more than the Superstructure, for the Ground being soft, they are constrained to ram in huge stakes of Timber (with Wool about it to preserve it from Putrefaction) till they come to a firm Basis; - Lord Rama
- The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were. - David Brinkley
- Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. - Henry David Thoreau