my favorite quotes
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false by the rulers as useful.
Seneca the Younger
The pioneers of a warless world are the youth that refuse military service
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect)
One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter
Gerald Seymour (1975 book Harry’s Game)
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
You can ignore reality, but you cannot ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.