Category: Quotes

One in a Million; J.R.R. Tolkien Quote

The most improper job of any man is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity. 

Temporarily embarrassed millionaires

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” John Steinbeck

John Whitehead on the repercussions of the government breaking the law

“The big deal is simply this: once you allow the government to start breaking the law, no matter how seemingly justifiable the reason, you relinquish the contract between you and the government which establishes that […]

Sen. Frank Church’s eerily accurate description of the future of the NSA

“The National Security Agency’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything: telephone conversations, telegrams, it […]

Dwight D. Eisenhower on the military industrial complex

This first quote is actually from a letter Eisenhower wrote to his brother. It’s one of my favorites. Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm […]

Illusion of Freedom

“The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will […]