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It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.

- David Brin

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.

- Erich Fromm

If the masses started to accept UFOs, it would profoundly affect their attitude towards life, politics, everything. It would threaten the status quo. Whenever people come to realize that there are larger considerations than their own petty lives, they are ripe to make radical changes on a personal level, which would eventually lead to a political revolution in society as a whole.

- John Lennon

Astronomy books and papers far too numerous to cite offer the assurance that 'no one has ever been killed by a meteorite.'

- John S. Lewis

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today. Never have the nations of the world had so much to lose, or so much to gain. Together we shall save our planet, or together we shall perish in its flames.

- JFK

It is my opinion that the use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender. My own feeling was that in being the first to use it, we had adopted an ethical standard common to the barbarians of the Dark Ages.

- Admiral William D Leahy

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.

- Edmund Burke

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

- Mark Twain

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

- Edmund Burke

Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.

- John Lennon