learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you
did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
| "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.
|A thing is not necessarily
true because a man dies for it.
|Great minds discuss ideas,
average minds discuss events and small minds discuss people.
|A truth that’s told with
bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
|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."
|"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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