Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Aristotle -

 If you live under the same laws as your leaders, you are a citizen. If you live under different laws, you are a subject.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Simone de Beauvoir -

 The oppressor would not be so strong if he did not have accomplices among the oppressed.


Thursday, June 16, 2022

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 Hard times make hard men

 hard men make soft times

soft times make soft men

soft men then make hard times.


Thursday, May 26, 2022

Thomas Sowell -

 It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Alexander Trachtenberg (1944) -

When we get ready to take the United States, we will not take it under the label of communism, we will not take it under the label of socialism, these labels are unpleasant to the American people, and have been speared too much. We will take the United States under labels we have made very lovable; we will take it under liberalism, under progressivism, under democracy. But, take it, we will.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Elon Musk -

 If you scare people enough, they will demand removal of freedom. This is the path to tyranny.

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Friedrich Hayek -

 If democracies abandon the idea of freedom and happiness of the individual, they admit their civilization is not worth preserving.