( culture / quotes ) The problem isn't a lack of money, food, water or land. The problem is that you've given control of these things to a group of greedy psychopaths who care more about maintaining their own power than helping mankind. -- Bill... read more
( culture / quotes ) 'The problem with the world is that intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.' 'The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.' ... read more
( culture / quotes / people ) People try to do all sorts of clever and difficult things to improve life instead of doing the simplest, easiest thing -- refusing to participate in activities that make life bad. -- Leo ... read more
( education / news / rss )
Donald Trump is hitting back at Bob Woodward's claims that he downplayed the deadliness of Covid-19, saying if the veteran reporter really felt his approach to the "pandemic" was dangerous he should have made it public sooner. Read Full Article at... read more
( culture / quotes ) Our task as humans must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all humanity and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
-- Albert Einstein
Others talking about Einstein:
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( culture / quotes / conspiracies ) The purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, not to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose ... read more
( culture / humor / quotes ) Some Thoughts On Life
Raising teenagers is like nailing Jell-O to a tree. There is always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt. Reason to smile: Every seven minutes of every day, someone in an aerobics class pul ... read more
( culture / humor / quotes )
Somethin' to think about
Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun.
How long a minute is depends on what side of the bathroom door you're on.
I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.
If ignorance is bliss, why ... read more
( culture / quotes ) This is great. Pretty similar to one by Mark Twain, actually, but I am adding it here, anyway:
One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we have been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We are no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamb... read more
( culture / quotes ) Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form -- Rumi
I happen to think there is nothing wrong with grieving. In fact, it is required. But I know what he's saying. -- Ed.... read more
( culture / quotes ) When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad; and that is my religion. -- Abraham Lincoln
We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks ... read more
( culture / quotes / religion ) When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad; and that is my religion. -- Abraham Lincoln
When Gandhi was asked his opinion of Western civilization he said, It would be a good idea.
Heaven is by favor. If it were by merit, your dog would go in and you woul... read more
( culture / quotes ) Total tolerance is not a virtue, it is a total lack of principles. -- Plainsman 2016
And here are a couple more...
Never trust a republican with your PUBLIC LAND. Never trust a democrat with your FIREARMS.
-- Bernie Kuntz 2016
To one who has faith,... read more
( culture / quotes ) The bankers own the Earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to create money, and with the flick of the pen they will create enough deposits to buy it back again. However, take away from them the power to create money and all the great fortunes like mine will disappear and they ought to disappear, for this would be a happier an... read more
( culture / quotes ) Just because it made me laugh out loud ...
Jenny: Do you ever dream, Forrest, about who you're gonna be?
Forrest: Who I'm gonna be?
Forrest: Aren't I going to be me?
via F... read more
( culture / quotes / politics ) We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy-- Chris HedgesDon't forget judges, CEOs and regulatory agencies! ... read more
( culture / quotes / politics ) When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader. ~ Plato ... read more
( culture / quotes ) Quote of the Day 2012 07 14 The War on Terror(TM) is a product. It doesn't exist 'to keep us safe'; on the contrary, it exists to keep us in a state of fear. -- Liberty Underground News Service ... read more
( culture / quotes ) Quote of the Day 2012 06 25 To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize. -- Voltaire
Good quote, but apparently not spoken by Voltaire.See ... read more
( culture / quotes ) ... on the subject of fascist/corporate power (thanks to LUV):
Power that controls the economy should be in the hands of elected representatives of the people, not in the hands of an industrial oligarchy --Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas ... read more
( culture / quotes ) Watching Titanic the part where the ship is sinking is like watching the U.S. economy, where the rich conspire to sink as many of the poor as they possibly can. -- Bill Holmes (yes, I thought this one up myself!) ... read more
( culture / quotes ) For life to work well for most people today, the universe has chosen an unlucky few for whom nothing works at all. :)
Try and keep that in mind as you go through your day. -- Bill Holmes ... read more
( culture / quotes ) It's easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled!
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures, but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.
If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the ne... read more
( culture / humor / quotes ) I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, it's going to be impossible to buy a week's groceries for $20.
Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? It won't be long before $2000 will only buy a used one.
If cigarettes keep going up in price, I'm going to quit. A quarter a pack is ... read more
( culture / humor / quotes ) 1. Andy Rooney on Monica. Can you believe it? Monica turned 28 this week. It seems like only yesterday that she was crawling round the White House on her hands and knees.
2. Andy Rooney on Vegetarians. Vegetarian - that's an old Indian word meaning lousy hunter.
3. Andy Rooney on Prisoners. Did you know that it costs forty th ... read more