"...how incoherences in matter, and suppositions without proofs, put handsomely together in good words and a plausible style, are apt to pass for good reason and good sense, till they come to be looked into with attention." (Two Treatises of Government, First Treatise, John Locke, 1689)
"Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man's nose begins." (Freedom of Speech in Wartime, Zechariah Chafee, 1919)
From The Wire:
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And to add to this thread here is my contribution:
“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion” - Albert Camus
"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." ~ Helen Keller
"Quoting something while drunk is the best kind of quote" - Me
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"Of course reality is stranger than ficiton.Fiction has to make sense." Mark Twain
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.” Albert Einstein
"“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." John Lennon
I ask myself where she got those eyes. So full of light, so free of lies.
How does one get eyes like that? I tell myself she robbed a cat.
"Love wakens the knees and clouds the mind, but what power lies behind that weakness?!"