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“The measures adopted to restore public order are:
First of all, the elimination of the so-called subversive elements. …
They were elements of disorder and subversion.
On the morrow of each conflict I gave the categorical order to
confiscate the largest possible number of weapons of every sort and kind.
This confiscation, which continues with the utmost energy,
has given satisfactory results.”
— Benito Mussolini

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“[R]estricting arms to the military and police eviscerates the principle that power should flow from the people to government, and turns the government into a master rather than a servant.”
— Robert Dowlut

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“Moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority.

The more uncivilized the man, the surer he is that he knows precisely what is right and what is wrong.

All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not of men who have whooped them up and tried to enforce them.

The truly civilized man is always skeptical and tolerant, in this field as in all others. His culture is based on ‘I am not too sure.’ “

— H. L. Mencken

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“As the death toll mounts — as many as 25 million in the former Soviet Union, 65 million in China, 1.7 million in Cambodia, and on and on — the authors systematically show how and why, wherever the millenarian ideology of Communism was established, it quickly led to crime, terror, and repression. An extraordinary accounting, this book amply documents the unparalleled position and significance of Communism in the hierarchy of violence that is the history of the twentieth century.”
— Harvard University Press

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‘Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.’
Mark Twain

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“True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success; the glorious inequality of talent, of genius;

for inequality, not mediocrity, individual superiority, not standardization, is the measure of the progress of the world.”

— Felix Emmanuel Schelling

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“Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.”
— Henry Brooks Adams

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“The fact that most people think that being selfish means harming one’s fellow man, that pursuing one’s own self-interest equates to behaving brutally or irrationally, is, as Ms. Rand noted, a ‘psychological confession’ on their part. 

In fact it is against one’s own long-term self-interest to behave irrationally or trample others. Such actions are the exact opposite of selfish — they’re self-destructive.”

— Wayne Dunn

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“The more laws and restrictions there are, the poorer people become.”
— Lao-Tzu

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“In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.”
— Ayn Rand