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We know they are lying, they know they are lying, they know we know they are lying, we know they know we know they are lying, but they are still lying.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.

- Samuel Johnson

War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.

- Ambrose Bierce

Civilization exists by geological consent subject to change without notice.

- William James Durant (November 5, 1885 - November 7, 1981)

There are three kinds of mind: the first grasps things unaided; the second when they are explained; the third never understands at all.

- Niccolò Machiavelli

The gulf between rich and poor which divides the Family of Man is an invitation to agitators, subversives, and aggressors. It encourages the ambitions of those who desire to dominate the world, which threatens the peace and freedom of us all.

- John F. Kennedy

The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion (to which few members of other civilizations were converted) but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.

- Samuel P. Huntington

"In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations."

- Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

When you philosophically oppose an entire power elite, you cannot help but sound like a conspiracy theorist. Social power is by nature a conspiracy.

- Tom N

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

- Helen Keller