Sigmund Freud

“The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.”

Snoopy in “Peanuts” by Charles Schulz

“Why can’t we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then just stay together? I guess that wouldn’t work. Someone would leave. Someone always leaves and then we have to say good-bye. I hate good-byes. I know what I need. I need more hellos.”

Clarence Darrow

“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.”

Isaac Asimov

“It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be . . .”

Erma Bombeck

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.”

Margaret Thatcher

“The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”

Plato

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”

Thomas Jefferson

“We do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.”

Francis Vincent (“Frank”) Zappa Jr.

“Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen and that is the basic building block of the universe.”

William Cuthbert Faulkner

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world would do this, it would change the earth.”