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Thomas Sowell Quote

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"It doesn't matter what rights you have under the Constitution of the U.S., if the govt can punish you for exercising those rights. And it doesn't matter what limits the Constitution puts on government officia... read more

Steven Fishman Quote

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"People get what they deserve. Regardless of political party, if people support candidates who promote the Vaccine Holocaust, there will be 200 million dead Americans by 2030. If they support candidates who promote th ... read more

Robert A. Heinlein Quote

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"Love your country, but never trust its government." -- Robert A. Heinlein ... read more

We Are Like Raindrops

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We are like raindrops. We start out as a collection of molecules in the clouds. When we get too heavy, we fall to the ground as glorious, individual raindrops, only to hit the ground and return to the collection as a puddle, lake or ocean. That, in a nutshell, is human existence.... read more

Emanuel Pastreich Quote

( culture / quotes / covid )
Covid-19 was a pandemic of cowardice, a pandemic of hypocrisy, a pandemic of ignorance and decadence, a pandemic of collaboration, a pandemic of horrific betrayal; in a nutshell, Covid-19 was a pandemic of evil that makes the blood run cold. See... read more

Stephen Hawking Quote

( culture / quotes / science / aliens )
If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn't turn out very well for the Native Americans. Read... read more

Herb Powell Quote

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When they say the pandemic is not over, what they mean is, there's still vaccines to be taken, goal posts to be moved, and money to be made. -- Herb Powell... read more

Christopher Hitchens Quote

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Don't take refuge in the false security of consensus and the feeling that you're bound to be okay because you're safely in the majority. -- Christopher Hitchens... read more

Thomas Edison Quotes

( culture / quotes / science / health )
The doctor of the future will give little medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. -- Thomas Edison... read more

Dennis Gabor Quote

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The best way to predict the future is to create it! -- Dennis Gabor... read more

Stephen Lendman Quote

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We're lied to with headlines like 'US counts record 4,000 Covid deaths in a day as virus continues to wreak havoc.' These deaths, if accurate in number, were from seasonal flu/influenza -- perhaps pneumonia, and/or related illnesses -- not covid. Individuals succumbing are largely elder... read more

Aldo Leopold Quote

( culture / quotes / environment )
We abuse land because we see it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. -- Aldo Leopold... read more

Thomas Paine Quote

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A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody. -- Thomas Paine... read more

Hannah Arendt Quote

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The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists. -- Hannah Arendt... read more

Lenin Quote

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The best way to control opposition is to lead it ourselves. -- Vladimir Lenin ... read more

Aaron Rodgers Quote

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If science can't be questioned ... it's propaganda. -- Quarterback Aaron Rodgers Critically-thinking Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was a guest on the Pat McAfee Show this week and he spoke about Big Government/Big Pharma/Big Healthcare's lack of information on all... read more

Dostoyevsky Quote

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It's life that matters, nothing but life. The process of discovering. The everlasting and perpetual process, not the discovery itself, at all. -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky... read more

Marian Turski Quote

( culture / quotes / politics / covid )
...the Holocaust didn't start with death camps. Instead, it began with propaganda, scaremongering, scapegoating, segregation, and exclusion. Then, it was an easy next step to strip further rights, dehumanize, and brutally extinguish that minority. -- Marian Turski, Auschwitz survivor See... read more

Vernon Coleman MD Quotes

( culture / quotes / covid )
Forcing individuals to have an experimental, toxic drug which has now almost certainly caused more deaths and injuries than any other prescription drug in history surely breaks laws in all civilized nations. ; The PCR test is the most dangerous and useless test in medical history. --... read more

John Wayne Quote

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Life is tough. It's tougher when you're stupid. -- John Wayne... read more

Bruce Pardy Quote

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...either individuals are essentially free to pursue their own interests, express their own thoughts, and own their own property, or the state directs their actions, words, and beliefs to comport with official dogma. -- Bruce... read more

Thomas Merton Quote

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People are constantly trying to use you to help them create the particular illusions by which they live. This is particularly true of the collective illusions which sometimes are accepted as ideologies. You must renounce and sacrifice the approval that is only a bribe enlisting your support of a col... read more

Gustave Le Bon Quote

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The ascendancy of crowds indicates the death throes of a civilisation. Crowds are only useful for destruction. -- by Gustave Le Bon in The Psychology of Crowds... read more

Mike Tyson Quote

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Everyone has a plan 'til they get punched in the face. -- Mike Tyson, former champion boxer... read more

People Everywhere Confuse What They Read In Newspapers With News

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People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. -- AJ Liebling, The New Yorker journalist from 1935 to 1963... read more

Walt Whitman Quote

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Keep your face always towards the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. -- Walt Whitman... read more

Todd Wagner Quote

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The truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth -- Todd Wagner... read more

Anonymous Quote Of The Day

( culture / quotes / conspiracies / covid )
The flu is not a hoax. Renaming it covid and calling it a pandemic is the hoax. -- anonymous in response to the comment "Why bother with Ivermectin if it's all just a hoax?"... read more

William Casey Quote

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We'll know our disinformation campaign is complete when everything the American public believes is false. William Casey, CIA Director, 1981... read more

John Lennon Quote

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A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. -- John Lennon UPDATE: Now, after watching... read more

Vince Coyner Quote

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Unlike Skynet, which gained self-awareness, Silicon Valley is full of people who seem to have no self-awareness at all. -- Vince Coyner, here... read more

Favorite Lines From Songs/Lyrics

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Obviously a work in progress but, here goes... in no particular order. Lyrics verified on PLEASE add your own by leaving a comment below! Yo... read more

Daniel Horowitz Quote

( culture / quotes / conspiracies / covid )
Only the sick governing elites can look you in the eye with a straight face and force experimental injections on you because masks didn't work while simultaneously forcing masks on you because the injections didn't work.... read more

So-Called Experts

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Remember these when the news media holds someone up as an authority or expert in their attempt to make you go along with the program, whatever that program may be. Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert. --... read more

Stephen Covey Quote

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Loyalty must not be a higher value than integrity... -- Stephen Covey... read more

H.L. Mencken Quotes

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Morality is doing what is right, no matter what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told, no matter what is right. The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.... read more

Hitler Quote

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Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it. -- Adolf Hitler (no, we're not endorsing him or this idea)... read more

Joseph Goebbels Quote

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Accuse the other side of that which you are guilty. -- Joseph Goebbels I first noticed this coming from Bush-Cheney in 2000. Then, of course -- because no politician can let a good dirty trick go to... read more

Tom Mullen Quote

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We even have an organization that styles itself, "AntiFa," its chief means for fighting fascism being to dress all in black and beat its political opponents with clubs. -- Tom Mullen... read more

Bruce Lee Quote

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Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Empty your mind. Be formless, shapeless, like water.... read more

Nicholas Klein Quote

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First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. Then they attack you. And then, they build monuments to you. -- union leader Nicholas Klein. See... read more

Voltaire Quotes

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"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." "I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.""Judge a man by his questions, rather than by his answers.""Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.""Think for you... read more

Sitting Bull Quote

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Warriors are not what you think of as warriors. The warrior is not someone who fights, for no one has the right to take another life. The warrior, for us, is the one who sacrifices himself for the good of others. His task is to take care of the elderly, the defenseless, those who cannot provide for... read more

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others. -- Winston Churchill... read more

John Cleese Quotes

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Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating. Nothing will stop you being creative so effectively as the fear of making a mistake. He who laughs most, learns best.... read more

Rand's Quotations

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From, obviously and properly enough, Rand Lindsly, rand, Take me back to loQtus! I'd take a Bromo, but I can't stand the noise -- W.C. Fields (1880-1946) He who has never envied the vegetable has missed the human... read more

Theodore Roosevelt Quote

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Get action; do things; be sane; don't fritter away your time; create; act; take a place wherever you are and be somebody; get action. -- Theodore Roosevelt... read more

Rudolf Steiner Quote

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Does this remind you of anything happening RIGHT NOW? Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner was an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, esotericist, and claimed clairvoyant. Steiner gained initial recognition at the end of the nineteenth century as a literary critic and published philosophical... read more

Laurence J. Peter Quote

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Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it. -- Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle... read more

Those Who Tell The Stories Rule Society

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Those who tell the stories rule society -- Plato Or, maybe it was Native American Proverb... Those who tell stories rule the world.... read more

Carl Jung Quote

( culture / quotes / philosophy ) is not famine, not earthquakes, not microbes, not cancer but man himself who is man's greatest danger to man, for the simple reason that there is no adequate protection against psychic epidemics, which are infinitely more devastating than the worst of natural catastrophes. --... read more

Buckminster Fuller Quote

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You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. -- Buckminster Fuller... read more

Stalin Quote

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It's not the votes that count, it's who counts the votes. -- Josef Stalin... read more

Various Political Quotes

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The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. -- Justice Louis Brandeis I prefer to be true to myself, even at the... read more

Harry Truman Quote

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Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear. --... read more

George Washington Quote

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If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. -- George Washington... read more

Thomas Sowell Quotes

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Racism is not dead, but it is on life support -- kept alive by politicians, race hustlers and people who get a sense of superiority by denouncing others as 'racists.' Some of the biggest cases of mistaken identity are among intellectuals having trouble remembering that they are not God. -... read more

Nietzsche Quote

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If you are too weak to give yourselves your own law, then a tyrant shall lay his yoke upon you and say 'Obey! Clench your teeth and obey!' And all good and evil shall be drowned in obedience to him. -- Fri... read more

Quotes By Carl Jung To Help You Better Understand Yourself

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One of the things I love about Carl Jung is the fact that he was a deep philosophical thinker who examined all aspects of the self when writing about the human experience. As you will see in the quotes below, Jung was clear on the notion that we are spiritual... He said...... read more

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

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When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty. There is no justification for taking away individuals' freedom in the guise of public safety. When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the g... read more

Leonardo Davinci Quote

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I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. -- Leonardo Da Vinci... read more

Edgar Allan Poe Quote

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Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear. -- Edgar Allan Poe... read more

Gandhi Quotes

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Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state has become lawless or corrupt, and a citizen who barters with such a state shares in its corruption and lawlessness. A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history... read more

Van Morrison Quote

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"Remember, those who are shutting down our economy haven't missed a paycheck since lockdown began. We are not in this together. -- Van Morrison... read more

Bob Marley Quote

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You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. -- Bob Marley... read more

Allan Stevo Quote

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Beware of information obedient to the status quo. When information is obedient to a status quo, it deserves a special level of skepticism to avoid the bias known as confirmation bias, an easy bias to fall into. -- Allan Stev... read more

Alex Pannas Quotes (From Operation Detour)

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If I seem flippant, that's just how I cope. You either laugh or you cry. You apparently start referring to yourself in the second person, too. I'm a trusting person. I just took my doctor's word for it.... read more

Benny Reed Quotes (From Lottery President)

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You really think the President is in charge of anything? He's a figurehead, a spokesman... he's the country's Vanna White. Instead of voting for the person they like best, they vote for the one they think they have to vote for so the other one does... read more

Colonel Charonne Quotes (From Another Way: Beyond The Status Quo)

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You're that Commie, Pokorny! I should shoot you where you stand! Pokorny's still out there selling that tripe and it needs to stop. Now! I want him gone! You know what I'm saying? -- Colonel Charonne from Another Way: B... read more

Dobie Pokorny Quotes (From Another Way: Beyond The Status Quo)

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If you're not a conspiracy theorist these days, you're just not paying attention. Sure, some scoff at the mere thought of conspiracy, but ask any detective, lawyer or judge mdash; if you can find an honest one mdash; and they'll tell you conspiracies happen all the time. From petty thef ... read more

Riva Petkovic Quotes (From Operation Detour)

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You might be smart with computers, but in real life you are a complete idiot. Programmer, data entry clerk, whatever. How have you not gone insane already!? Put some clothes on! Nobody wants to see that.... read more

Semmy Quotes (From Another Way: Beyond The Status Quo)

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Don't be scared when you feel you are about to die. You're not frightened when you wake up in the morning, are you? Pretty much the same thing. 'Life is but a dream!' We are from beyond the Pleiades, in the eighth dimension...when we 3... read more

Ol" Lightnin" Quotes (From The Lazy Pug Cafe)

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It's not a tree's purpose in life to stand around being picturesque. Not this tree, at least. Maybe that weeping willow up front, or my old friends ruthlessly cut down in their prime when this place was built, but a mighty oak like me, a real tree's purpose is to... uh... is to... um...... read more

Ol' Lightnin' Quotes (From The Lazy Pug Cafe)

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It's not a tree's purpose in life to stand around being picturesque. Not this tree, at least. Maybe that weeping willow up front, or my old friends ruthlessly cut down in their prime when this place was built, but a mighty oak like me, a real tree's purpose is to... uh... is to... um... ... read more

Laurie Halse Anderson Quote

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Censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance. -- Laurie Halse Anderson... read more

Solzhenitsyn Quotes

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The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world. The timid civilized world has found nothing with which to oppose the onslaught of a sudden revival of barefaced barbarity, other than concessions and smiles. Violence does not always a... read more

Aldous Huxley Quotes

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There will be in the next generation or so a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears so to speak. Producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them,... read more

Christian Josi (Columnist) Quote

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Polling: The gateway political drug to misinformation, mistakes and malfeasance. -- Christian Josi This was actually just a he... read more

Adlai Stevenson Quote

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The tragedy of our day is the climate of fear in which we live, and fear breeds repression. Too often, sinister threats to the Bill of Rights, to freedom of the mind, are concealed under the patriotic cloak of anti-Communism. --... read more

Arthur C. Clarke Quote

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Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. -- Arthur C. Clarke... read more

Cesar A. Cruz Quote

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Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. -- Cesar A. Cruz read more

William Arthur Holmes Quotes

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A novel is the fine art of never getting to the point. Stay loose, keep moving, stay true to yourself... always. All the lies we deal with can be disheartening until you realize life itself began with a lie or, if you prefer, a bit of creative fiction. A story. And, we all love a good story!... read more

One Of My Favorite Twain Quotes

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If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed. -- Mark Twain... read more

George Orwell Quotes

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No one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force. If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not wa... read more

Bill Hicks Quote

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The problem isn't a lack of money, food, water or land. The problem is that you've given control of these things to a group of greedy psychopaths who care more about maintaining their own power than helping mankind. --... read more

Charles Bukowski Quotes

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The problem with the world is that intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence. The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.... read more

Leo Tolstoy Quote

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People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to improve life instead of doing the simplest, easiest thing -- refusing to participate in activities that make life bad. -- Leo Tolstoy... read more

Einstein Quotes

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Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth. Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. Our task as humans must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embra... read more

The Purpose Of Communist Propaganda

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The purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, not to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better.When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the... read more

Humorous Quotes, Page 2

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Some Thoughts On Life Raising teenagers is like trying to nail Jell-O to a tree. There is always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt. Reason to smile: Every seven minutes of every day, someon... read more

Humorous Quotes, Page 3

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Somethin' to think about Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun. How long a minute is depends on which side of the bathroom door you're on. I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for ... read more

Humorous Quotes, Page 1

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Somethin' to think aboutLiving on Earth is expensive, but it does include a trip around the sun. How long a minute is depends on what side of the bathroom door you're on. I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them. If ignor ... read more


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The Fence There was a little boy with a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, to hammer a nail in the back fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Then it gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold... read more

Being Bamboozled

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This is great. Pretty similar to one by Mark Twain, actually, but I am adding it here, anyway: One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we have been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We are no longer interested in finding o... read more

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. When the people find that they can vote themselves money that will herald the end of th... read more

Thought For Today (4/17/2020)

( culture / quotes / health / conspiracies )
It's easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled! -- Mark Twain... read more

Rumi Quote

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Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. -- Rumi I happen to think there is nothing wrong with grieving. In fact, it is required. But I know what he's saying. -- Ed.... read more

All Quotes

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When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad; and that is my religion. -- Abraham Lincoln We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys infor... read more

Latest Deep Thought

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One way or another, in our own inimitable way, we all do to others what was done to us. -- William Arthur Holmes"Wow, that was deep -- William's internal critic... read more

Our Thoughts

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All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world. -- Buddha ... read more

Religion Quotes

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When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad; and that is my religion. -- Abraham Lincoln Heaven is by favor. If it were by merit, your dog would go in and you would stay out. --... read more

Words To Live By

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Stay loose, keep moving, stay true to yourself... always. This is pretty good advice, too, though.... read more

Quote On Tolerance

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Total tolerance is not a virtue, it is a total lack of principles. - Plainsman 2016 And here are a couple more. Never trust a Republican with your PUBLIC LAND. Never trust a Democrat with your FIREARMS. --... read more

Lesson On Taxes

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The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream. - Bill Murray... read more

Another Great Quote

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The bankers own the Earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to create money, and with the flick of the pen they will create enough deposits to buy it back again. However, take away from them the power to create money and all the great fortunes like mine will disappear and they ought... read more

Putting Words In Mark Twain's Mouth

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Nice list: Putting Words in Mark Twain's MouthI wonder if any of these are on that list... read more

Forrest Gump Quote

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Just because it made me laugh out loud .." Jenny: Do you ever dream, Forrest, about who you're gonna be?Forrest: Who I'm gonna be?Jenny: Yeah. Forrest: Aren't I going to be me?... read more

Aesop Quote

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We hang the petty thieves, and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop... read more

Chris Hedges Quote

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We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy --... read more

On The Subject Of Tyrants

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When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader. -- Plato... read more

Quote Of The Day (7/14/2012)

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The War on Terror(TM) is a product. It doesn't exist 'to keep us safe'; on the contrary, it exists to keep us in a state of fear. - Liberty Underground News Service... read more

Quote Of The Day (6/25/2012)

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To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize. -- VoltaireGood quote, but apparently not spoken by Voltaire. See ... read more

A Few More Good Quotes

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The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. -- Justice Louis Brandeis I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorr ... read more

Quote Of The Day (6/21/2010)

( culture / quotes / economy )
Watching Titanic the part where the ship is sinking is like watching the U.S. economy, where the rich conspire to sink as many of the poor as they possibly can. - Bill Holmes (yes, I thought this one up myself!)... read more

Quote Of The Day (4/6/2010)

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For life to work well for most people today, the universe has chosen an unlucky few for whom nothing works at all. :) Try and keep that in mind as you go through your day. -- Bill Holmes ... read more

Mark Twain Quotes

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"If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you do, you're misinformed." "A classic is a book that is praised by all and read by no one." "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it!" "Nothing spoils a good story like the arrival of an ... read more

Food For Thought

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The corporation is a true Frankenstein's monster, an artificial person run amok, responsible only to its own soulless self. - William DuggerFor more, go to dreamslaughter: Food For Thought.... read more

51 Years Ago (Now 70+ Years Ago)

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I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, it's going to be impossible to buy a week's groceries for $20. Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It won't be long before $2000 will only buy a used one. If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm going... read more

Andy Rooney Quotes (Supposedly)

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Andy Rooney on Monica. Can you believe it? Monica turned 28 this week. It seems like only yesterday that she was crawling round the White House on her hands and knees.... on Vegetarians. "Vegetarian" - that's an old Indian word meaning lousy hunter .... on Prisoners. Did you know that... read more

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