February 4

quotes

This is a list of quotes I find compelling. Disclaimer: I do not necessarily fully endorse all of them.
You may also be interested in a list of specifically political quotes.

  • Don't waive your rights with your flags.
     - Sage Francis, Makeshift Patriot
  • What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?
     - Thomas Jefferson
  • Limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
     - Michael Jordan, Hall of Fame speech
  • In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
     - President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961
  • Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.
     - Henry David Thoreau, 1847
  • Governments never learn. Only people learn.
     - Milton Friedman
  • What good is a man who won't take a stand?
    What good is a cynic with no better plan?
    I believe in a better way.
     - Ben Harper, Better Way
  • What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.
     - Dr. Adrian Rogers
  • Better to die upon your feet than to live upon your knees!
     - Emiliano Zapata
  • Time makes more converts than reason.
     - Thomas Paine, Common Sense

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