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What happened to Kennedy is nearly what happened to me. America is in danger of upheavals. But you'll see. All of them together will observe the law of silence. They will close ranks. They'll do everything to stifle the scandal. They will throw Noah's cloak over these shameful deeds. In order to not lose face in front of the whole world. In order to not risk unleashing riots in the United States. In order to preserve the union and to avoid a new civil war. In order to not ask themselves questions. They don't want to know. They don't want to find out. They won't allow themselves to find out."

~ French president after returning to Paris from JFK's funeral on November 24th, 1963 (Peyrefitte's memoir in "It Was de Gaulle")

- Charles de Gaulle

Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.

~ from 'The Second Coming', 1919

- William Butler Yeats

"Based on our data on the financing of different 'Islamic State' terrorist units by private individuals, we have established that this money comes from 40 countries, including some G20 member-states."

~ VVP speaking to international media at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, on 16 November 2015

- Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

When I was CIA Director, we had entire training courses on how to lie, cheat and steal.

- Mike Pompeo

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and money system; for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."

- Henry Ford

Our science is but a drop, our ignorance a sea. Whatever else be certain, this at least is certain: that the world of our present natural knowledge is enveloped in a larger world of some sort, of whose residual properties we at present can frame no positive idea.

- William James

It must be remembered that the first job of any conspiracy, whether it be in politics, crime or within a business office, is to convince everyone else that no conspiracy exists. The conspirators' success will be determined largely by their ability to do this.

- Gary Allen

There is no safe dose of radiation.

- Prof. Edward P. Radford, Physician and Epidemiologist

It is in your power to perceive deception, to shut off gimmickry, to reward honesty, to demand legislation where needed. Without your approval, no TV show is worthwhile and no politician can exist.

- Senator John F. Kennedy, 1959

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

- Thomas Paine