Quotes to consider

Over the years I have collected some meaningful quotes. Her are a few:

“You assist an evil system most effectively by obeying its orders and decrees. An evil system never deserves such allegiance. Allegiance to it means partaking of the evil. A good person will resist an evil system with his or her whole soul.”

~ Mahatma Gandhi (assassinated)

“Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Those who give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Ben Franklin

“The administrative state … grows by always offering people a helping hand.  With that helping hand goes control.” – Paul Rahe

He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” – Thomas Paine

The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.H L Mencken

“Eternal vigilance is the price of freedom. We have heard that many times. What is also the price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections.” – Thomas Sowell

“Those Who Are Kind To The Cruel, In The End Will Be Cruel To The Kind” – Qohelet Raba, 7:16, in the Talmud

“No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies.” – Dean Acheson

“The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.” – George Bernard Shaw

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.” – Adolph Hitler

The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.” – Adolph Hitler

“How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.”- Adolf Hitler

“Try to do well and try to do good.” – Dennis Prager

 

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