But a somewhat more liberal and sympathetic examination of mankind will convince us that the cross is even older than the gibbet, that voluntary suffering was before and independent of compulsory; and in short that in most important matters a man has always been free to ruin himself if he chose.G. K. Chesterton
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The American Red Cross will be embarking upon a national effort to share with the American public our fundamental principles that include humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality . . . in an effort to ensure Americans are compassionate to all, regardless of their ethnic, religious, or national heritage.Bill Blaul
Gideon is unaware of it; he's grown up in it, and accepts the shortcomings until -- it's sort of a typical Everyman situation -- you accept the shortcomings until you get shoved up against an uncomfortable wall by them and have to look at them. And that's what happens to him. It's not a voluntary process.Caleb Carr
In any event, we continue to believe that a voluntary near-term bankruptcy for GM/GMAC is of very low probability. We continue to believe that the biggest risk arguably would be a UAW strike at Delphi...our sense currently is that a significant labor disruption at Delphi remains a remote likelihood.Peter Nesvold