Quotes That Resonated With Me

Dec. 6, 2020 [history]

“We must resist the seductive notion that others can be trusted to guide our consciences for us. We must remain true to our instincts and remember that something can still be completely wrong even if no one is protesting, even if other people are going along with it, even if we are told by those in authority that everything is ‘just fine.’ Listen to your instincts.” - unattributed

“If your words don’t reflect your knowledge, you don’t teach others.” - unattributed

“The secret of freedom lies in educating people whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant” - Maximilien Robespierre

“Weakness provokes bullies, that is appeasement rewards those who act in coersive ways.” - ghost writer for Mike Pompeo

“Never forget that the human race with technology is just like an alcoholic with a barrel of wine.” - Theodore Kaczynski

“I am of the opinion that one should pity those who, at birth, arrive with the yoke upon their necks. We should exonerate and forgive them, since they have not seen even the shadow of liberty, and, being quite unaware of it, cannot perceive the evil endured through their own slavery.” - √Čtienne De La Bo√©tie