Quotes and Conundrums

"When multicultural diversity replaces 'a people', cohesion must be provided by coercion."

Paul Craig Roberts

"Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them."

Ralph Gerard

"Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark."

Henri Frederic Amiel

"Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state."

Samuel Davies

"Reason obeys itself; and ignorance does whatever is dictated to it."

Thomas Paine

"I know that you believe you understand what you said, but I am not sure you realize that what you said is gibberish."

Carla Fong

"The United States was founded on the premise that governments can be as dangerous as criminals. The entire premise of the American system is that governments are necessary evils and that their powers must be circumscribed."

George Friedman

"There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that says the three things we crave most in life - happiness, freedom and peace of mind - are always attained by giving them to someone else."

Peyton Conway

"Need teaches a plan."

Irish Proverb

"History by apprising [citizens] of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of men; it will enable them to know ambition under every disguise it may assume; and knowing it, to defeat its views."

Thomas Jefferson

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

Ronald Reagan

"America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us."

Woodrow Wilson

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