Quotes to Consider

There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought. 

Charles Kingsley 

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou

 "How can you win their hearts and minds, if they have neither?"

Kate Clinton - Fumerist

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. 
Edith Wharton 
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. 
Oscar Wilde 
Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events and small minds discuss people. 
Eleanor Roosevelt
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
William Blake
You can never do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson 
The only thing needed for evil to prosper is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke (1729-1797) 
"One of the greatest delusions of the world is the HOPE that the EVILS of this world are to be CURED BY LEGISLATION." 
Thomas B. Reed 1886
"There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity." 
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 
"A nation of sheep begets a government of wolves"  --Edward R Murrow
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt
"You should not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harm it would cause if improperly administered." 
Lyndon Johnson, 36th President of the U.S. 
"Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner." ~ Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty (1994) James Bovard
"For you are the witch Magrit, the horrid harridan, the repulsive termagant, the fustigant fury, the execrable harpy, the verminous virago, the loathsome she-wolf." -- Eric Flint, 'Forward the Mage'
"To predict the behavior of ordinary people in  advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a  disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of  intelligence." 
- Friedrich Nietzsche 
“I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.”

 Robert A. Heinlein quotes (American science-fiction Writer, 1907-1988)


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