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"Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth." -- John F. Kennedy
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"While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State."
-- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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"The average man does not want to be free. He simply wants to be safe." -- H. L. Mencken
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"Freedom is not something that can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be." -- James Baldwin
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"Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom." -- Marilyn Ferguson
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"One day posterity will remember these strange times, when ordinary common honesty was called courage."
-- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
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Forse oggi l’obiettivo principale non è di scoprire che cosa siamo, ma piuttosto di rifiutare quello che siamo. Dobbiamo immaginare e costruire ciò che potremmo diventare. (M. Foucault)
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I guerrafondai uccidono per i loro ideali: i martiri muoiono per i loro ideali
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Non devi avere ideali per i quali uccideresti, ma ideali per i quali moriresti.
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How monotonous the sounds of the forest would be if the music came only from the Top Ten birds.
Dan Bennett
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"The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society." -- Edward Bernays
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"The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak." -- Wavy Gravy
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"The whole earth is in jail and we're plotting this incredible jailbreak."
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"Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow." -- Aesop
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"Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is the highest political end." -- Lord Acton
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"Government is not reason, it is not eloquence. It is force, and like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." -- George Washington
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"Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."
-- John Kenneth Galbraith
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"A man must keep a little back shop where he can be himself without reserve. In solitude alone can he know true freedom." -- Michel De Montaigne
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"He who does not enjoy solitude will not love freedom." -- Arthur Schopenhauer
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Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is to little.
Epicurus
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Guerra e terrorismo sono due forme dello stesso crimine contro l'umanità.
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"Formerly we suffered from crimes; now we suffer from laws." -- Cornelius Tacitus
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"All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it." -- Alexis de Tocqueville
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"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."-- Mahatma Mohandas K. Gandhi
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"Why nationalize industry when you can nationalize the people?" -- Adolf Hitler
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"And the so-called sovereigns, in these different governments, are simply the heads, or chiefs, of different bands of robbers and murderers." -- Lysander Spooner
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"Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for
a just man is also a prison ... the only house in a slave State in
which a free man can abide with honor."
-- Henry David Thoreau
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"Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." -- Mark Twain
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"Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river." -- Nikita Khrushchev
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"This country is not pro-American. It is United States property." -- Juan Bosch / President of the Dominican Republic
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"You know your country is dying when you have to make a distinction between what is moral and ethical, and what is legal." -- John De Armond
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"The difference between a welfare state and a totalitarian state is a matter of time." -- Ayn Rand
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"The weapon of the dictator is not so much propaganda as censorship." -- Terence H. Qualter
Source: Propaganda and Psychological Warfare, 1962
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"The principal beneficiary of America's foreign assistance programs has always been the United States."
-- US Agency for International Development
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"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!" -- Benjamin Franklin
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"I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious." -- Thomas Jefferson
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"To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical." -- Thomas Jefferson
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"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery." -- Calvin Coolidge
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"The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward." -- John Maynard Keynes
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"The Declaration of Independence, the words that launched our nation -- 1,300 words.
The Bible, the word of God -- 773,000 words.
The Tax Code, the words of politicians -- 7,000,000 words -- and growing!"
-- Steve Forbes
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"Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you." -- Jean-Paul Sartre
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