Quotes

‘It cannot be doubted that for smashing skulls, whether long-headed or round, iron is best.’ Winston Churchill

‘I wish all my tediousness on you’ Much Adoo About Nothing

The alternation of Parties in power, like the rotation of crops, has beneficial results.- Winston Churchill

“People who talk too much, they never do anything.” Yelena Isinbaeva

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
Oscar Wilde

‘Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.’ Benjamin Franklin

‘You gotta challenge all assumptions. If you don’t what is doctrine on day one becomes dogma forever after.’ Col. John Boyd U.S.A.F.

‘People, Ideas, Hardware in that order!’ Col. John Boyd USAF

‘I don’t know! Keep drinking.’ Phil Harding

‘Debt is the worst poverty’ Thomas Fuller

‘Stick em’ with the pointy end!’ Arya Stark

‘With respect to a career, I’ve realized that it doesn’t really matter to me what I’m doing as long as what I’m doing matters.’ Amanda Stratton

‘We haven’t got the money, so we’ve got to think.’ Ernest Rutherford

First they came for the came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist

Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I wasn’t a socialist

Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist

Then they came for the Jews, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Jew

Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Catholic

Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak for me

~Martin Neimöller

‘Against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain’ Friedrich von Schiller

‘When life gives you lemons, drink vodka’ Jewel Stait

A nation that draws too broad a difference between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.

– Thucydides

No Problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking Voltaire

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain

“In general, it is worth mentioning that all secondary virtues such as bravery, discipline, loyalty and perseverance only have validity so long as they are used in a good cause. When a positive cause becomes negative, these virtues become questionable.” Manfred Rommel.

“Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.” Morticia Addams

“This country is just one giant small town of festering impropriety.” Andrew Coyne

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” Aristotle

“Champaign: In victory you deserve it, in defeat you need it” Napoleon Bonaparte

“Imagination is more important than knowledge” – Albert Einstein

“What kind of pie are we having?” Maurice Stephens

“The avalanche has already started; it is too late for the pebbles to vote.” Kosh (Babylon 5)

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. Edward Abbey

Misery breeds war. You can never have international peace as long as you have national poverty. Stephen Leacock

If you wish for peace, understand war B.H. Liddell Hart

“Two things are infinite, as far as we know – the universe and human stupidity.” Possibly Albert Einstein

“Orders? When You Know They’re Wrong? You Might As Well Be A Stormtrooper.” Jyn Erso Star Wars Rogue One

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