Some Recent Quotes

Still I haven’t extricated all of me out of Australia. In one part of myself I came to love it – really to love it, Australia. D H Lawrence

Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution. George Eliot

The more haste, ever the worst speed. Charles Churchill

No king on earth is as safe in his job as a Trade Union official. There is only one thing that can get him sacked; and that is drink. Not even that, as long as he doesn’t actually fall down. George Bernard Shaw

The difference between faith and superstition is that the first uses reason to go as far as it can, and then makes the jump; the second shuns reason entirely – which is why superstition is not the ally, but the enemy, of true religion. Sydney J Harris

Some Recent Quotes

Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda. Hannah Arendt

Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us. P J O’Rourke

If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart? Alexander […]

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value. Charles Dudley Warner

Men talk as if victory were something fortunate. Work is victory. Ralph Waldo Emerson