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And jetze, wise words from wise minds:
I weep for the future of this once great country.
“We Shall Have World Government…whether or not you like it, by conquest or consent.”
Statement by Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) member James Warburg to The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on February 17th, 1950
“The only difference between a religion and a cult is the amount of real estate they own.”
– Frank Zappa
“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”
– Edward R. Murrow
“Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death. What luck for the rulers that men do not think.”
– Adolf Hitler
“When you’re one step ahead of the crowd you’re a genius, when you are two steps ahead you are a crackpot.”
– Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
The truth is often found in the strangest places.
“Everyone should have themselves regularly overwhelmed by Nature.”
— George Harrison
“It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion however satisfying and reassuring.”
— Carl Sagan
Note that the key caveat is the phrase “based upon current knowledge.”
“If you knew the magnificence of the three, six and nine, you would have a key to the universe.”
— Nikola Tesla
“In the topography of intellection, I should say that what we call knowledge is ignorance surrounded by laughter.”
— Charles Hoy Fort
When Albert Einstein was asked what it was like to be the smartest man in the world, Einstein replied, “I don’t know. Why don’t you ask Nikola Tesla?”
“The eyes are useless if the mind is blind.”
The Golden Rule – Those who have the gold; rule.
Early Warnings are rare.
“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.”
— Franklin Delano “Let Amelia Earhart Die” Roosevelt
The Core Comprises Steel Beams And Columns With Reinforced Concrete Infill Panels
“Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.”
— Henry Ford
“It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.”
There are two things that define you – what you do when it doesn’t matter and what you do when it’s all that matters.
“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
— Albert Pike
WHEN TYRANNY BECOMES LAW: REBELLION IS MY DUTY
Andy! Barney! Goober!
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt
“I do not mind being called a “Conspiracy Theorist” by those who don’t mind being called “Coincidence Theorists.”
— John Judge
“When you take a metaphor as historical fact you have anchored yourself deep in the waters of intolerance.”
— Augustus Masonicus
“It does not take a majority to prevail… but rather an irate tireless minority keen on setting brush fires of freedom in the minds of men.”
— Samuel Adams
“It’s all fun-and-games until the flying monkeys show up.”
“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
— Martin Luther King Jr.
Wait, Marty, not so fast…
“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”
— George Bernard Shaw
Non cogitoergo extraterrestrialis.
I want to believe… but some of you people are nuts.
“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”
— Marcus Aurelius
“One measures a circle beginning anywhere.”
— Charles Hoy Fort
“You have to systematically create confusion—it sets creativity free.. Everything that is contradictory creates life.”
— Salvador Dalí
Check your six and maintain angles;
lest the earth rise up to smite thee.
“The man who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.”
— Hunter S. Thompson
“Inside every cynical person there is a disappointed idealist.”
— George Carlin
“Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Character is what you really are. Reputation is what people say you are. Character is more important.”
— John Wooden
I am what you fear most. I am what you made me. I am anarchy
“Never play chess with a pigeon. It doesn’t matter how good you are, the bird will still sh!t on the board and strut around like it won the game.”
Those Pyongyang idiots have a test success rate that only a Chicago public high school could possibly envy.”
“Dropkick me Jesus through the goalposts of life. End over end neither left nor to right.”
“Without the idealists among it’s leaders having the slightest suspicion of the fact … Every Socialist outbreak only blazes new paths for Capitalism.”
— Oswald Spengler (1880-1936)
“The goal of socialism is communism.”
— Vladimir Lenin
“We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.”
— Edmund Burk
Free men are not equal; and equal men are not free
“…we are all very ignorant. What happens is that not all ignore the same things.”
— Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.
“Why would a lake plant blow up my camp?”
“It doesn’t like you.”
A trail goes two ways and looks different in each direction.
There is no such thing as a timid woodland creature
Whatever does not kill you leaves you a survivor
“Quod In Omni Vita Facimus In Aeternum Resonat”
— Marcus Aurelius
“The mark of an educated mind is to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
“If you can’t explain it simply—you don’t understand it well enough.”
— Albert Einstein
“Reality is that which when you stop believing in it doesn’t go away.”
— Philip K. Dick
“Time is God’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.”
— Dr. Richard Feynman
Yes, I still have no bananas.
“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie and thus by extension the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.” [Falsely attributed to Josef Göbbels]
Courage doesn’t always roar.
Sometimes courage is
the little voice at the end of the day that says
I will try again tomorrow.
WE WERE ALL HUMANS UNTIL
RACE DISCONNECTED US
RELIGION SEPARATED US
POLITICS DIVIDED US
AND WEALTH CLASSIFIED US.
“Right now we have stepped off the cliff and are caught in this sort of “Wile E. Coyote” moment where we are just waiting for gravity to notice us.”
“When I was a young boy, I couldn’t reach the doorbell. A pastor came up behind me and pressed it for me.
‘Now what?’ He said
‘Now we run’ I said .. ”
— Gary Cowan
That the world is in such a shambles – despite all the wisdom shown in these items – is a telling indictment of most of our species.
“Gold is the money of kings; silver is the money of gentlemen; barter is the money of peasants. But debt is the money of slaves.”
— Norm Franz
“The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking to annihilate truth.”
— Garry Kasparov
“I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale…. Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have … The course of history shows that as a government grows liberty decreases.”
— Thomas Jefferson