Lunaya Pravda

27 March 2007

More good quotes

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public." -- Theodore Roosevelt

"When facism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying the cross." -- Sinclair Lewis

"If our nation is ever taken over, it will be taken over from within." -- James Madison

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." -- Abraham Lincoln

"It is a quite special secret pleasure, how the people around us fail to realize what is really happening to them." -- Adolf Hitler

"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty." -- George Bernard Shaw

"Liberty means responsibility, that is why most men dread it." -- George Bernard Shaw

"We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home." -- Thomas Jefferson

"A society whose citizens refuse to see and investigate the facts, who refuse to believe that their government and their media will routinely lie to them and fabricate a reality contrary to verifiable facts, is a society that chooses and deserves the police state dictatorship it's going to get." -- Ian Williams Goddard

"The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people." -- Frank Kent

"A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves." -- Edward R Murrow

"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." -- Harry Truman

"When tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign foe." -- James Madison

"The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home." -- James Madison

"A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny." -- Alexander Solzhenitsyn