America has never let an absence of any real threat ruin a good panic.
-Danny Harkins,
Lord Galen
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Fear is a place where you just tell the truth.
-Clive Barker

Wasted youth is better by far the a wise and productive old age.

Seek the truth, no matter where it lies.

The foolish man think with narrow mind and speak with wide mouth.
-Charlie Chin

There is no knowledge that is not power.
-Mortal Kombat 3

We've got far too many hung juries and not enough hung defendants.
-Dennis Miller

Conservatives want live babies so they can raise them to be dead soldiers.
-George Carlin

The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it.
-Albert Einstein

Any plan, no matter how poorly conceived, if boldly executed, is better than inaction.
-U.S. Infantry Manual

Affection can no more spoil a child than the sun could be put out by a bucket of gasoline.
-L. Ron Hubbard

A fanatic is a nut who has something to believe in.
-Dean Koontz

Whether or not God exists is not as important as whether a belief in God exists.
-Daniel Jackson, SG-1

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable
-John F. Kennedy

A tax-supported, compulsory educational system is the complete model of the totalitarian state
-Isabel Paterson

A person's a person, no matter how small.
-Dr. Suess

Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
-H. L. Mencken

Man is the only animal that blushes...or needs to.
-Mark Twain

Common sense isn't all that common.

Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
-Ernest Gaines

Resist much. Obey little.
-Walt Whitman

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against its government.
-Edward Abbey

Reporters are puppets. They simply respond to the pull of the most powerful strings.
-Lyndon Johnson

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
-Anne Frank

Thou shalt hold nothing above reason and logic.
-The 1st Commandment of Lord Galen

Thou shalt question everything; nothing is above challenge.
-The 2nd Commandment of Lord Galen

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
-Mark Twain

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

School boards these days take it upon themselves to broaden their mission well beyond education.
-John G. Roberts
Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

All the gang of those who rule us
Hope our quarrels never stop
Helping them to split and fool us
So they can remain on top
-Bertolt Brecht

There's no time to discriminate; hate every motherfucker that is in your way.
-Marilyn Manson

The National Youth Rights Association - Visit them, motherfucker!

I'm trying to like people, it's just so hard to weed through the stupid ones.

Eight Mine Fortress - So close to being cool, it's scary.

Punkerslut - Shit's awesome!

Coalition Against Institutionalized Child Abuse

America has never let an absence of any real threat ruin a good panic.
-Danny Harkins,

In a society in which it is a moral offense to be different from your neighbor your only escape is never to let them find out.
-Robert A. Heinlein

I doubt if there are any rational people to whom the word 'fuck' would be particularly diabolical, revolting or totally forbidden
-Kenneth Tynan

Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think
-George Orwell, "1984"

Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.
-Thomas Jefferson

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
-Thomas Jefferson

The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.
-Thomas Jefferson

If I'm wrong, tell me I'm wrong. Don't talk to me about protocol.
-Dr. Gregory House

Think outside the box, then rape the box, shit in the box and light it on fire, then rape it again.

Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst.
-C.S. Lewis

I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.
-Thomas Jefferson

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
-Benjamin Franklin

Loyalty to petrified opinion never broke a chain or freed a human soul.
-Mark Twain

As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.
-Adolf Hitler

It is the stupidest children who are the most childish and the stupidest grown-ups who are the most grown-up.
-C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair

If you speak the truth, have one foot in the stirrup.
-Turkish proverb

The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable. We could not approve the slightest breach.
-Justice Hugo Black

Moral indignation: jealousy with a halo.
-H. G. Wells

We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
-H. L. Mencken

No one is more truly helpless, more completely a victim, than he who can neither choose nor change nor escape his protectors.
-John Holt

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
-George Bernard Shaw

A terrorist is someone who has a bomb but canít afford an air force.
-William Blum

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.
-Oscar Wilde

Insanity in individuals is something rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
-Henry David Thoreau

We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.
-Gene Roddenberry

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
-Bertrand Russell

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
-George Bernard Shaw

I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.
-Susan B. Anthony

Each nation knowing it has the only true religion and the only sane system of government, each despising all the others, each an ass and not suspecting it.
-Mark Twain

When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.
-Eugene V. Debs

Americans used to roar like lions for liberty; now we bleat like sheep for security.
-Norman Vincent Peale

Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way; stop participating in it.
-Noam Chomsky

Democracy is four wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
-Ambrose Bierce

The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
-Woodrow Wilson

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place.
-Mohandas Gandhi

That which can be destroyed by the truth should be.
-P.C. Hodgell

The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them.
-Albert Einstein

Innocence is just ignorance in a frilly pink dress
-Julio Gutierrez
President, ASFAR

Any fool can make a rule, and every fool will mind it.
-Henry David Thoreau

Rational arguments don't usually work on religious people; otherwise, there would be no religious people.
-Dr. Gregory House

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
-C.S. Lewis

If Christ were here, there is one thing he would not be: a Christian.
-Mark Twain

People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
-V for Vendetta

If people are good only because they fear punishment and hope for a reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
-Albert Einstein

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Moral busybodies are taking the perfectly good word family and using it as a code for censorship the same way 'states' rights' was used to disguise racism in the mid-sixties.
-John Waters

Moralizing and morals are two entirely different things and are always found in entirely different people.
-Don Herold

It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
-Carl Sagan

If we can't think for ourselves, if we're unwilling to question authority, then we're just putty in the hands of those in power. But if the citizens are educated and form their own opinions, then those in power work for us.
-Carl Sagan

With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
-Steven Weinberg

Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
-Hanlon's razor

Any sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice.
-Grey's Law

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
-Elbert Hubbard

I get asked if I mind when someone burns my music. I'm just flattered that people want to.
-Corey Smith

The government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion.
-Treaty of Tripoli
Article 11 (1797)

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What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.
-Christopher Hitchens

The people should not pledge allegiance to the government; the government should pledge allegiance to the people.
-Michael Lind

Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all
-Hypatia of Alexandria

Wizard's First Rule: People are stupid. They will believe a lie either because they want it to be true or because they're afraid it's true.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Second Rule: The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Third Rule: Passion rules reason, For better or for worse.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Fourth Rule: There is magic in sincere forgiveness; in the forgiveness you give, but more so in the forgiveness you receive.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Fifth Rule: Mind what people do, not only what they say, for deeds will betray a lie.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Sixth Rule: The only sovereign you can allow to rule you is reason.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Seventh Rule: Life is the future, not the past.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Eighth Rule: Deserve victory.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Ninth Rule: A contradiction can not exist in reality. Not in part, nor in whole.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Tenth Rule: Willfully turning aside from the truth is treason to one's self.
-Terry Goodkind

Wizard's Eleventh Rule: You can destroy those who speak the truth, but you cannot destroy the truth itself.
-Terry Goodkind

We are moving from how best to educate our students to how cheaply we can do it.
-Tim Callahan
Professional Association of Georgia Educators

Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
-George Orwell

Letís abolish the term 'childish' because adults normally cause the largest problems.
-Adora Svitak

For a brief but hilarious period [Dance Dance Revolution] was the next big 'Threat To Your Children.' Which should tell you everything you need to know about those stories.

Youth is wasted on the young - Authority is wasted on the old
-Jackie Ferro
President, NYRA Nanuet

War is rich old men protecting their property by sending middle class and lower class young men off to die. It always has been.
-George Carlin

When one person suffers from a delusion, it is called insanity. When many people suffer from a delusion it is called a Religion.
-Robert M. Pirsig

First, while you were sleeping last night, 30,000 kids died of starvation or diseases related to malnutrition. Second, most of you don't give a shit. What's worse is that you're more upset with the fact that I said shit than the fact that 30,000 kids died last night.
-Pastor Tony Campolo

Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake.
-Christopher Hitchens

Distrust compassion; prefer dignity for yourself and others. Don't be afraid to be thought arrogant or selfish.
-Christopher Hitchens

Take the risk of thinking for yourself. Much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way.
-Christopher Hitchens

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History always punishes conservatives, not because conservatives are bad or wrong, but because they are, by definition, stuck. If you're standing still while the world is moving, you're going to get left behind.
-Kristi Harrison,

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