|Quote 147||"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."||Mark Twain||Insults|
|Quote 146||"Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?"||Mark Twain||Insults|
"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so. "
|Mark Twain||Hubris, Advice|
"If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."
"Punish the monkey, let the organ|grinder go."
"His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork."
“If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there.”
"Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of all."
|John Maynard Keynes||Capitalism|
"He is a self-made man and worships his creator."
|John Bright||Insults, Religion|
"Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war."
|John Adams||Advice, War|
"Debating a conservative TV personality is like wrestling a pig. You'll both end up covered in shit, and the pig doesn't mind. "
|Quote 149||"...it's as futile as trying to teach table manners to a hog |the effort wears you out and it only annoys the hog."||Jim Hightower||Politics|
|Quote 148||"George Bush, a man born on third base who has gone through life thinking he hit a triple."||Jim Hightower||Politics|
"You can no more win a war, than you can win an earthquake."
"There is an evil which ought to be guarded against in the indefinite accumulation of property from the capacity of holding it in perpetuity by ... corporations. The power of all corporations ought to be limited in this respect. The growing wealth acquired by them never fails to be a source of abuses."
"I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachment of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations."
|James Madison||Democracy, Politics, America|
"The Law is not designed to provide justice for the individual, but rather to preserve the collective and protect the power of certain groups."
|James Lee Burke||Democracy, Capitalism|
“You have forgotten the editors. They draw their salaries for the policy they maintain. Their policy is to print nothing that is a vital menace to the established. The press of the United States? It is a parasitic growth that battens on the capitalist class. Its function is to serve the established by molding public opinion, and right well it serves it.”
--From IRON HEEL
"There's nothing wrong with you that reincarnation won't cure."
|Jack E. Leonard||Insults|
"I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial."
|Irvin S. Cobb||Insults|
"If you want to know about governments, all you have to know is two words: Governments lie."
|I. F. Stone||Democracy, Politics, America|
"Lisa, the whole reason we have elected officials is so we don't have to think all the time. Just like that rain forest scare a few years back. Our officials saw there was a problem and they fixed it, didn't they?"
"I like to think of myself as a patriot, but even more so as a man. Where the two disagree, I say the man is right.“
"We knew we were absolutely right about what was good for Germany and our opposition was therefore wrong, so why would we have tolerated any opposition that could have only done harm to Germany?"
-- Göring before the Nuremberg court.
"Of course the people don't want war," Mr. Goering told a psychologist, midway through his war|crimes trial at Nuremberg. "But, after all, it's the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it's always a simple matter to drag the people along whether it's a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship."
|Hermann Göring||Politics, Democracy|
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