Quotes

Title Body Author Subject
Quote 37

Colonize: To exterminate the indigenous population with a combination of prayers and smallpox and then plunder the natural resources.

Unknown Definitions, Environment, Politics
Quote 41

"We can always hire another miner, we gott'a buy another mule."

--Coal company foreman explaining why the coal companies always more concerned about the welfare of their mules than their miners. (This also explains why Capitalism is more profitable than slavery. Slaves were even more expensive than mules.)

Unknown Capitalism
Quote 113

"Socialism doesn't mean taking wealth from those who work hard and give it to those who don't. You're thinking of Capitalism."

Unknown Capitalism
Quote 39

"May the good lord take a like'n to ya."

                  --Old Southern blessing

Unknown Blessing
Quote 206

"He was a man of many ideals and no principals."
                    -- An Historian's description of Woodrow Wilson.

Unknown America, Hubris, Politics
Quote 45

"What the Iron Maiden was to stupid tyrants, the committee is to the wise; less messy, considerably more efficient, and, best of all, you had to force people to climb inside the Iron Maiden."

Unknown America, Advice, Hubris
Quote 201

"No snake is more venomous than privilege once challenged."

Unknown Advice, Politics, Power
Quote 17

"The absent are always wrong."

Unknown Advice, Politics
Quote 65

"Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment."

Unknown Advice, Intelligence
Quote 203

"May you live in interesting times."

"May you come to the attention of someone in authority."

"May you find what you are looking for."

                                -- Traditional Chinese curse

Unknown Advice, Curse
Quote 99

"Measure with a micrometer, mark with chalk, cut with an axe,"

Unknown Advice
Quote 95

"Handle every Stressful situation like a dog. If you can't eat it or play with it, Pee on it and walk away."

Unknown Advice
Quote 9 "You cannot reorganize village life to suit the village idiot." Unknown Advice
Quote 67

"If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around."

Unknown Advice
Quote 63 "Don't interfere with somethin' that ain't botherin' you none." Unknown Advice
Quote 6 "Beware of Con Artists: the best lies are hidden between two truths." Unknown Advice
Quote 43 "Make your own luck. Put on a show. If you fall, let them remember how you turned it into a dive." Unknown Advice
Quote 42 "You cannot plan the future. Only presumptuous fools plan. The wise man steers." Unknown Advice
Quote 24

Live your life in such a way that when your feet hit the floor in the morning, Satan shudders & says... "Oh shit....she's awake!!"

Unknown Advice
Quote 202 "Worrying only gets you hurt twice." Unknown Advice
Quote 186

"...the truth is like poetry and most people hate poetry."

Unknown Advice
Quote 15

"Neither give cherries to a pig nor advice to a fool."

Unknown Advice
Quote 12

"Mankind is the missing link between the ape and human being."

Unknown Advice
Quote 117

"Trouble is, with trouble, it starts out as fun"

Unknown Advice
Quote 115

"The trouble with drinkin' is it ain't no trouble at all."

Unknown Advice