My Quotes (By various People)


"When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group."  Shirin Ebadi

"Democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others which have been tried." Winston Churchill 

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." George Orwell

The most effective way to restrict democracy is to transfer decision-making from the public arena to unaccountable institutions: kings and princes, priestly castes, military juntas, party dictatorships, or modern corporations. Noam Chomsky

"In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival." Noam Chomsky

"Democracy means not "I am as good as you are" but "You are as good as I am."
Theodore Parker

"I know of no safe repository of the ultimate power of society but people. And if we think them not enlightened enough, the remedy is not to take the power from them, but to inform them by education. Thomas Jefferson

"A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. Thomas Jefferson

"Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government. Thomas Jefferson

"I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master. Thomas Jefferson

"The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government. Thomas Jefferson

“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana

"I think therefore I am"  Einstein

"Somebody said I think therefore I am and I say I love therefore I am"  unknown

"Until we enlighten we are nothing but sheep and servants of gods and the rich"  unknown.

"We are not to serve gods but just to become ones" unknown.

"If you didn't love then you didn't live" unknown.

"Love is not reason nor feeling, it is something beyond" unknown.

"when in god we trust there is no rule of people" unknown

"great people are great but greater is the civilization they became great in"  unknown.

"Human is like a candle that has to be awaken and set on fire otherwise has no use and no light and warmth"  unknown.

"When can we stop chewing on the western democracy or eastern philosophy and when can we remember our past" unknown

 "as much as there is to be discovered in the uiverse, there is to be discovered in a mankinds' s mind" unknown

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