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Tue, 28 Mar 2017
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Quote of the Day


The speech by US representative Power is particularly strange to me. She gave her speech as if she was Mother Teresa herself. Please remember which country you represent. Please remember the track record of your country.

- Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of Liberty quits the horizon.

- Thomas Paine

Too many people hold the idea that psychopaths are essentially killers or convicts. The general public hasn't been educated to see beyond the social stereotypes to understand that psychopaths can be entrepreneurs, politicians, CEOs and other successful individuals who may never see the inside of a prison.

- Dr. Robert Hare

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

A new philosophy, a way of life, is not given for nothing. It has to be paid dearly for and only acquired with much patience and great effort.

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

History shows that there is nothing so easy to enslave and nothing so hard to emancipate as ignorance, hence it becomes the double enemy of civilization. By its servility it is the prey of tyranny, and by its credulity it is the foe of enlightenment.

- Lemuel K. Washburn

The tragedy of war is that the young men and women die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.

- Edward Abbey

History shows that there is nothing so easy to enslave and nothing so hard to emancipate as ignorance, hence it becomes the double enemy of civilization. By its servility it is the prey of tyranny, and by its credulity it is the foe of enlightenment.

- Lemuel K. Washburn

Genghis Khan is, without doubt, the greatest military genius and leader in history. Alexander and Caesar seem petty before him.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

Conscious faith is freedom. Emotional faith is slavery. Mechanical faith is foolishness.

- G. I. Gurdjieff