is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a
state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
does not determine who is right - only who is
left." Bertrand Russell
trouble with our times is that the future is not
what it used to be."
poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured
by reform or revolution. But men do not live
only by fighting evils. They live by positive
goals, individual and collective, a vast variety
of them, seldom predictable, at times
Sir Isaiah Berlin
think computer viruses should count as life. I
think it says something about human nature that
the only form of life we have created so far is
purely destructive. We've created life in our
are useless. They can only give you
answers." Pablo Picasso
limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is
that they cannot win and their participants know
it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but
reactionary because it invites defeat. It
involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be
followed by a sense of futility."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
is a vast early warning system." Norman
will have peace with the Arabs when they will
love their children more than they hate
us." Golda Meir
who lived in concentration camps can remember
the men who walked through the huts comforting
others, giving away their last piece of bread.
They may have been few in number, but they offer
sufficient proof that everything can be taken
from a man but one thing: the last of human
freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given
set of circumstances - to choose one's own
is a Communist: The one who has yearnings for
equal division of unequal earnings"
else in the world . . . not all the armies . . .
is so powerful as an idea whose time has
come" Victor Hugo
Karl, instead of writing a lot about capital,
had made a lot of it ... it would have been much
better." Karl Marx's Mother
possibility that we may fail in the struggle
ought not to deter us from the support of a
cause we believe to be just." Abraham
draft is white people sending black people to
fight yellow people to protect the country they
stole from the red people." "Hair,
shall defend our island, whatever the cost may
be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall
fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in
the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in
the hills;we shall never surrender."
Sir Winston Churchill
is the ultimate aphrodisiac." Henry
as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you
were to live forever." Ghandi
question is not whether we will die, but how we
will live." Joan Borysenko
every day, something no one else is reading.
Think, every day, something no one else is
thinking. Do, every day, something no one else
would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the
mind to continually be part of unanimity." Christopher
the president is, is a glorified public
relations man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do
what they are supposed to do anyway."
Harry S Truman