Monday, November 30, 2020

November Words of Wisdom

Do not make peace with evil. Destroy it. --Unknown

Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry. --Thomas Jefferson

I'm sorry if you don't like my honesty, but to be fair, I don't like your lies. 

To me, there's no better feeling than arriving home. --James Farmer

If some men are entitled by right to the products of the work of other, it means that those others are deprived of rights and condemned to slave labor. --Ayn Rand

Knowledge isn't free. You have to pay attention. --Unknown

Strong and truly brave men are rarely cruel and evil; meanness and cruelty are the traits of weaklings, never strong men. --Unknown

Where you look is where you will walk. What you think is what you will do. What you fill your mind with matters. --Greg Laurie

When nothing in society deserves respect, we should fashion for ourselves in solitude new silent loyalties. --Nicolas Gomez Davila

People living in a lie don't want to see the truth, because the lie protects them from the inner work they need to do to free themselves. They'd rather be enslaved to lies than to face themselves and their shadows. --Ali Zeck

Strange times are these in which we live when old and young are taught falsehoods in school. And the person that dares to tell the truth is called at once a lunatic and fool. --Plato

It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steeps on the path, and to proceed. --Ram Dass

When you're stuck, go back to your character's motivation. --David Mamet

Neither pleasure nor pain should enter as motives when one must do what must be done. --Julius Evola

The truth is still truth, even if no one believes it. A lie is still a lie, even if everyone believes it. --Unknown

Fake people have an image to maintain, real people just don't care. --Hikigaya Hachiman

Just be honest with me or stay away from me. It's not that difficult. --Unknown

If you want to be wrong then follow the masses. --Socrates

You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by encouraging class hatred. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot stay out of trouble by spending more than you earn. You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves. --Abraham Lincoln

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