Quotes

David Foster Wallace Quote


“Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it.” — David Foster Wallace

Frank Herbert Quote


“Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect all who seek it… We should grant power over affairs only to those who are reluctant to hold it and then only under conditions that increase the reluctance.” — Frank Herbert

Garrison Keillor Quote

A girl in a bikini is like having a loaded pistol on your coffee table — There’s nothing wrong with them, but it’s hard to stop thinking about it. — Garrison Keillor

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn Quote


Even 51 per cent of a nation can establish a totalitarian and dictatorial règime, suppress minorities, and still remain democratic; there is, as we have said, little doubt that the American Congress and the French Chambre have a power over their respective nations which would rouse the envy of a Louis XIV or a George III were they alive today. — Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

Carl Sagan Quote


“Those afraid of the universe as it really is, those who pretend to nonexistent knowledge and envision a Cosmos centered on human beings will prefer the fleeting comforts of superstition. They avoid rather than confront the world. But those with the courage to explore the weave and structure of the Cosmos, even where it differs profoundly from their wishes and prejudices, will penetrate its deepest mysteries” — Carl Sagan, Cosmos

John Adams Quote


“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” — John Adams

Marquis de La Fayette Quote


“Freemasonry is an order whose leading star is philanthropy, and whose principles inculcate an unceasing devotion to the cause of virtue and morality.” — Marquis de La Fayette

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Quote


“The highest form of ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about.” — Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Benjamin Disraeli Quote

“The secret of success is consistency of purpose.” — Benjamin Disraeli

Harvey Mansfield Quote


“Society always takes things for granted. If one looks at modernity from the outside, one is not so impressed by the latest, newest thing.” — Harvey Mansfield