Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Quotes 4


The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
-Albert Einstein
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Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
-Blaise Pascal
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Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.
-Oscar Wilde
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"Rise up and abandon the creeping meatball!"
-Yippies
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Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand; it never has and it never will.
-Frederick Douglass
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"A society which suppresses adventure makes the only adventure the suppression of that society."
-Jerry Rubin
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"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation."
— Henry David Thoreau

1 comment:

thoughtmarxist said...

Blaise Pascal was really cool...one of my heroes, along w. P. Kropotkin & Bakunin... You have a good blog..