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Quote of the Day

Truth fears no trial.

- Proverb

My parents often wondered why I would grow so indignant at the falsification and exploitation of the Nazi genocide. The most obvious answer is that it has been used to justify criminal policies of the Israeli state and US support for these policies.

- Norman G. Finkelstein

By their own follies they perished, the fools.

- Homer, The Odyssey

In war, truth is the first casualty.

- Aeschylus

A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.

- Aldous Huxley

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

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

- Samuel Johnson

The bourgeois produces the Bolshevist, inevitably as every half-truth at length produces the contradiction of itself in the opposite half-truth.

- D.H. Lawrence

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

- Aeschylus

The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.

- D.H. Lawrence