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Quote of the Day

He who learns must suffer
And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget
Falls drop by drop upon the heart,
...And in our own despair, against our will,
Comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

- Agamemnon; Aeschylus

Let China sleep, for when she wakes she will shake the world.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

No one who lives in error is free.

- Euripides

He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.

- Thomas Paine

When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.

- William Blake

...if the American people had ever known the truth about what we Bushes have done to this nation, we would be chased down in the streets and lynched.

- George H.W. Bush - Interview 1992

History does not repeat itself. The historians repeat one another.

- Max Beerbohm

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe