The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it
Apartheid was legal, the holocaust was legal, slavery was legal, colonialism was legal....Legality is a matter of power, not justice.
"Uber, the world's largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the most popular media company creates no content. Alibaba, the world's largest retailer, has no inventory and Airbnb, the largest accommodation provider owns no real estate"
"Any excuse will serve a tyrant"
"Rudeness is a weak mans idea of strength"
"Our nation was founded by geniuses but is being run by idiots"
"A nation of sheep begets a government of wolves"
Edward R. Murrow
"When you are dead, you don't know that you're dead, it's difficult only for the others…..it's the same when you are stupid."
" I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process"….. Benjamin Harrison
"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who has never learned how to walk forward."…... FDR
"You can always count on Americans to do the right thing….after they've tried everything else" …..Winston Churchill
"No point debating the difference between a louse and a flea"
"Good basketball coaching focuses more on process than outcomes, you focus on making smart passes, sharing the ball and helping on defense, the right outcomes will follow"
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed its the only thing that ever has"
"Compassion is not weakness and concern for the unfortunate is not Socialism" Hurbert Humphrey…..
"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the worlds problems" Gandhi…..
"There are two kinds of politicians, those that say no and those that try to say yes"
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names"
"Prediction is always difficult, especially about the future"
"The broader promise America offers to the world can only be redeemed if we find better ways to understand the forces shaping our future so that we do not simply surrender to the deterministic outcomes that these forces will otherwise impose upon us"
"Ultimately, what is being tested is the proposition of whether or not the combination of an opposable thumb and a neocortex is a viable combination on this planet"