“Let them call me a rebel and I welcome it; I feel no concern from it; but I should suffer the misery of demons should I make a whore of my soul.” – Thomas Paine

“No one understood better than Stalin that the true object of propaganda is neither to convince nor even to persuade, but to produce a uniform pattern of public utterance in which the first trace of unorthodox thought immediately reveals itself as a jarring dissonance.” – Alan Bullock, in Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives

“He who dares not offend cannot be honest.” –
Thomas Paine

In the world’s broad
field of battle,
In the bivouac of life,
Be not dumb
like driven cattle!
Be a hero in the strife! –
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Socialism is the philosophy of failure,
the creed of ignorance
and the gospel of envy.”
– Winston Churchill, 1948

“Be not intimidated… nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of
your liberties by
any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice.” -John Adams

“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” – Johann W. Von Goethe

“The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws!” – Tacitus (A.D. 55-130)

“Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.”- SALLUST

“Great minds talk about ideas; mediocre minds talk about events; small minds talk about people.” – Socrates

“None but the dead are permitted to speak the truth.” – Mark Twain

“Men occasionally stumble over truth, but most of them pick themselves
up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” –
Winston Churchill

“I believe in the old
and sound rule that an ounce of sweat will save a gallon of blood.” – Gen. George S. Patton

“No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country.
He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country”. – Gen. George S. Patton

“5% of the people think. 10% of the people think they think. The rest would rather die than think.” – Anon

“Just by fighting
we won something.
When just one man says
‘No, I won’t,’
Rome begins to fear. And there were tens
of thousands
who said
That was the
wonder of it.” –
Kirk Douglas as Spartacus in the 1960 feature film ‘Spartacus,’ about a Roman slave who led a failed rebellion against the empire.

A nation of sheep
will beget
a government
of wolves. – Edward R. Murrow

“Liberty means responsibility.
That is why most men dread it.” – George Bernard Shaw