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Quote of the Day

“Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”
— George Washington

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“Without Art, we should have no notion of the sacred; without Science, we should always worship false gods.” –W. H. Auden

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“Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.”
— Thomas Babington Macaulay

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“Liberty will not descend to a people, a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.”

— Charles Caleb Colton

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“For every problem there is one solution which is simple, neat, and wrong.”

— H. L. Mencken

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“The history of war is the history of powerful individuals willing to sacrifice thousands upon thousands of other people’s lives for personal gains.”
— Michael Rivero

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“The whole duty of man consists in being reasonable and just … I am reasonable because I know the difference between understanding and not understanding and I am just because I have no opinion about things I don’t understand.”
–Gertrude Stein