Quote by General George Patton
If a man has done his best, what else is there?
This quote suggests that when a person has given their utmost effort in a particular endeavor, there is nothing more they can do or be expected to do. It questions the idea of demanding more from someone who has already given their maximum potential. It emphasizes the importance of recognizing individuals' efforts and acknowledging that sometimes their best is all that can be achieved.
The general consensus among historians, among the ones who can handle the fact that 'Lincoln' is, in fact, historical fiction, is that we demonstrate enormous fidelity to history and that, beyond that, we've actually contributed a line of thinking about Lincoln's presidency that's somewhat original.
I never saw my dad cry. My son saw me cry. My dad never told me he loved me, and consequently I told Scott I loved him every other minute. The point is, I'll make less mistakes than my dad, my sons hopefully will make less mistakes than me, and their sons will make less mistakes than their dads.
Europe is difficult to coordinate, and our main deficit may not even lie in this area of finance and economics, but in foreign and security policy. We have a leadership problem because we are still 27 different members who have still not decided on how to work with each other based on what we used to call a European constitution.