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"An apt and true reply was given to Alexander the Great by a pirate who had been seized. For when that king had asked the man what he meant by keeping hostile possession of the sea, he answered with bold pride. 'What thou meanest by seizing the whole earth; but because I do it with a petty ship, I am called a robber, whilst thou who dost it with a great fleet art styled emperor.'"


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The following quotes appear under the "Freedom" category:

"A democracy is a state which recognises the subjecting of the minority to the majority."

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Freedom

"A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity."

Sigmund Freud

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Freedom

"All democrats are insane, but not one of them knows it; none but the republicans and mugwumps know it. All the republicans are insane, but only the democrats and mugwumps can perceive it. The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane."

Mark Twain

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Freedom

"Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent."

Kahlan the Mother Confessor -- Faith of the Fallen - Terry Goodkind  (2000)

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2005-02-11   Category: Freedom

"A bad cause will ever be supported by bad means and bad men."

Thomas Paine

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2004-11-03   Category: Freedom

"Prohibition... goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control mans' appetite through legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not even crimes... A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our Government was founded."

Abraham Linclon

Submitted by: gtgillis /  2011-05-24   Category: Freedom

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"65. The only good thing ever to come out of religion was the music."

George Carlin

Submitted by: gtgillis / 2007-05-13
Category: George Carlin Top 101 Jokes

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