Monday, July 28, 2008

Quotes for the Week (28JUL-01AUG2008)

"The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal."
----Erich Fromm ("Escape From Freedom" 1941- Book on how totalitarianism exploits loneliness, which is freedom's downside.)

"Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from any brother who is living in idleness...If any one will not work, let him not eat."
---- Paul, in his second letter to the Thessalonians

"Well, Chilern, whar dar is so much racket dar must be something out o'kilter. I tink dat twixt de n****rs of de souf and de women at de Norf all a talkin' bout rights, de white men will be in a fix pretty soon"
---- Sojourner Truth (at the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio-1851)

"All we ask is to be let alone."
---- Jefferson Davis (Inaugural Address to the First Confederate Congress-Feb 18, 1861)

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