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…moral paralysis of those who value 'openness' above all (democracy is more than) openness and toleration... In the absence of common standards... tolerance becomes indifference.
Christopher Lasch
‘Character is like the fire within the flint-latent until it is struck out of the stone. Observing the flint stone, who would think it contained the possibility of light? And so it is with the dark experiences of life. And it is only us, individually, that decide what that darkness is, even without quite knowing the reasons for its being. And then we must learn to let light enter. When they are met with courage, they give out sparks of spiritual light.’
Helen Keller
’Civilization’s going to pieces,’ broke out Tom violently. ‘I’ve gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things. Have you read The Rise of the Colored Empires by this man Goddard?’
F. Scott Fitzgerald
“It is said that no-one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones,” Mr Mandela has said.
Nelson Mandela
“I’m not a liberal so I have a poor grasp of stuff I don’t know anything about.”
P. J. O'Rourke
“The great epochs of our life come when we gain the courage to rechristen our evil as what is best in us.”
Friedrich Nietzsche
“The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of class struggles.”
Karl Marx
“There are three forces, the only three forces capable of conquering and enslaving forever the conscience of these weak rebels in the interests of their own happiness. They are: the miracle, the mystery and authority.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“You give us long enough to argue over something and we will bring it to you in proofs to show that the Ten Commandments should never be ratified.”
Will Rogers
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