Quotations

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 1 year ago

    “If the world is against the truth, then I am against the world.”
    — St. Athanasius of Alexandria

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 2 years, 5 months ago

    Quote of the day…
    When exposing a crime is treated the same as committing a crime, you are ruled by criminals.

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 2 years, 10 months ago

    “Harry, look at me. You’re trying to tell me you fucked up without sounding stupid, and that’s hard to do.”
    — Chili Palmer, Get Shorty

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 2 years, 11 months ago

    “Remember, Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a Democracy yet that did not commit suicide. It is in vain to say that Democracy is less vain, less proud, less selfish, less ambitious, or less avaricious than Aristocracy or Monarchy. It is not true in fact and no where appears in history. Those…[Read more]

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.”
    — Josef Mengele

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man that he didn’t already have.”
    — America

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “To ravage, to slaughter, to usurp under false titles, they call empire; and where they make a desert, they call it peace.”
    — Tacitus

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.”
    — Friedrich Nietzsche

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “That the reigns of good princes have been always most dangerous to the liberties of their people: for when their successors, managing the government with different thoughts, would draw the actions of those good rulers into precedent, and make them the standard of their prerogative, as if what had been done only for the good of the people was a…[Read more]

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury.”

    — misattributed to Alexander Fraser Tytler – Wikiquote
    https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Alexander_Fraser_Tytler#Misattributed

    The earliest known attribution of this quote was October…[Read more]

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “Never in my whole life did I swear allegiance to him.”
    — William Wallace

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “Economy is a good servant, but a bad master.”
    — Russian proverb

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “Four hostile newspapers are more to fear than a thousand bayonets.”
    — Napoleon Bonaparte

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    “He who knows not another language, knows not his own.”
    — Goethe

    (“Wer fremde Sprachen nicht kennt, weiss nichts von seiner eigenen.”)

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years ago

    Government Is Like Fire, a Dangerous Servant and a Fearful Master – Quote Investigator
    https://quoteinvestigator.com/2015/05/26/fire-servant/

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years, 1 month ago

    I try to never use a quote that I cannot cite and/or source. Here is one I hear often, but refuse to use myself…
    In a Time of Universal Deceit — Telling the Truth Is a Revolutionary Act – Quote Investigator
    https://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/02/24/truth-revolutionary/

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years, 1 month ago

    “A coward, whose fears are easily awakened, readily assents to every account of danger he meets with; as a person of a sorrowful and melancholy disposition is very credulous of everything, that nourishes his prevailing passion.”
    — David Hume

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years, 1 month ago

    “If there’s one thing worse than doing nothing, it’s doing bad and feeling good about it… It’s all about symbolism over substance.”
    — Joel Salatin

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years, 1 month ago

    “A man’s rights rest in three boxes: The ballot box, jury box and the cartridge box.”
    — Frederick Douglass, in a speech delivered on 15 November 1867

  • John posted an update in the group Group logo of QuotationsQuotations 3 years, 1 month ago

    “You’ll assure me… What good’s your assurance when my veins are filled with your damn juice?”
    — John Bernard Books, The Shootist

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