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May 22, 2013
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A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over lousy fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average of the world? s great civilizations before they decline has been 200 years. These nations have progressed in this sequence: From bondage to spiritual faith; from faith to great courage; from courage to liberty; from liberty to abundance; from abundance to selfishness; from selfishness to Complacency; from complacency to apathy; from apathy to dependency; from dependency back again to bondage.
Alexander Fraser Tyler, Cycle of Democracy (1770)
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One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
E. V. Lucas
The woman who cannot tell a lie in defense of her husband is unworthy of the name of wife.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Nobody ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have while trying to write one.
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
Michel de Montaigne
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually ...
Pliny the Elder, Natural History
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies.
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - Never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, ...
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