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Quotes September 13, 2006

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“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

Will Rogers (1879 – 1935)

“Rebellion is like witchcraft. That’s what it is, it’s like witchcraft.”

Missouri State Rep. Jean Dixon, on labeling “offensive music”. USA Today, March 20, 1990

“A little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.”

Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison, January 30, 1787

“Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid.”

Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson, 1894

 “For all men being originally equals, no one by birth could have a right to set up his own family in perpetual preference to all others for ever”

Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

“Uncle Sam has no conscience. They don’t know what morals are. They don’t try and eliminate an evil because it’s evil, or because it’s illegal, or because it’s immoral; they eliminate it only when it threatens their existence.”

 Malcolm X 

 

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