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“Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”
― Mark Twain

“You’re not to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.”
― Malcolm X

“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?”
― Mahatma Gandhi

“The first duty of a man is to think for himself”
― Jose Marti

“The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”
― Issac Asimov

“Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.”
― George Burns

“The greatest and most powerful revolutions often start very quietly, hidden in the shadows. Remember that.”
― Richelle Mead

“The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.”
― Karl Marx

“If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system.That’s much more powerful than rebelling outside the system.”
― Marie Lu

“It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.”
― Aristotle

“Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.”
― Vladimir Lenin

“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.”
― Pericles

“Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.”
― Frederick Douglass

“The worst illiterate is the political illiterate, he doesn’t hear, doesn’t speak, nor participates in the political events. He doesn’t know the cost of life, the price of the bean, of the fish, of the flour, of the rent, of the shoes and of the medicine, all depends on political decisions. The political illiterate is so stupid that he is proud and swells his chest saying that he hates politics. The imbecile doesn’t know that, from his political ignorance is born the prostitute, the abandoned child, and the worst thieves of all, the bad politician, corrupted and flunky of the national and multinational companies.”
― Bertolt Brecht

“I have left orders to be awakened at any time during national emergency, even if I’m in a cabinet meeting.”
― Ronald Reagan

“That’s the whole point of good propaganda. You want to create a slogan that nobody’s going to be against, and everybody’s going to be for. Nobody knows what it means, because it doesn’t mean anything.”
― Noam Chomsky

“No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious & charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful.”
― kurt Vonnegut

“When we are shown scenes of starving children in Africa, with a call for us to do something to help them, the underlying ideological message is something like: “Don’t think, don’t politicize, forget about the true causes of their poverty, just act, contribute money, so that you will not have to think!”
― Slavoj Zizek

“A Nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest ones”
― Nelson Mandela

 

(All quotes found here.)

 

Blessings in abundance!

 

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