Be circumspect how you offend schollers, for knowe, a serpent tooth bites not so ill, as dooth a schollers angrie quill. John Florio
St. Michael’s Shield of Truth Prayer. St. Michael, you are our defender and safeguard against evil. Place your Shield of Truth over us and defend us in the battle which Satan wages against truth. Help us to seethe righteous path of Holy Love.Clarify our choices between good and evil by placing us always behind your Shield of Truth. Amen.
Wisdom overcomes fortune. Decimus Junius Juvenalis
Never underestimate the enemy, above all if he is a stupid one. Carl William Brown
Once I was adviced never to trust a pretty face. Well, and what should I do when a meet a shithead? Carl William Brown
Do not do what you would undo if caught. Leah Arendt
Every thought we think is creating our future. Louise L. Hay
You must try to make the most of all that comes but also don’t forget to learn a lot of all that goes. Carl William Brown
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King Jr
I have come to regard the law courts not as a cathedral but rather as a casino.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy
One man can make a difference, and every man should try.
John F. Kennedy
We’re just honest working men that have been pushed so far and so hard that we can’t keep it up any longer.
Frances O’Rourke, 1937 UAW sitdown striker
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
George Orwell (Animal Farm)
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
Power is not a means; it is an end… The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture.
The object of power is power.
George Orwell (1984)
Nemo me impune lacessit. (No one harms me with impunity.)
Motto – Order of the Thistle
“If everyone is in agreement to condemn someone accused, release him, for he must be innocent.”.
It isn’t the rebels who cause the troubles of the world, it’s the troubles that cause the rebels.
Management doesn’t seem to understand the importance of the human factor.
Charles, Prince of Wales
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.
I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation.
We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time
when we fail to protest.
Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra
The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.
We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.
When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.
Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
We will have no truce or parley with you, or the grisly gang who work your wicked will.
You do your worst–and we will do our best.
Sir Winston Churchill
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with
the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.
The superior person understands rightness; the inferior person understands profit.
Nothing strengthens authority as much as silence.
Leonardo da Vinci
People might not get all that they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all that they get.
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Never undervalue the enemies, especially if they are stupid. Carl William Brown
We must always seek to ally ourselves with that part of the enemy that knows what is right.
There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs, but not for everyone’s greed.
In the old days all you needed was a handshake. Nowadays you need forty lawyers.
The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
If you let a bully come in your front yard, he’ll be on your porch the next day and the day after that
he’ll rape your wife in your own bed.”
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th US President
Goods produced under conditions which do not meet a rudimentary standard to decency should be
regarded as contraband and not allowed to pollute the channels of international commerce.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You take my life when you do take the means whereby I live.
William Shakespear, The Merchant of Venice. Act iv. Sc. 1
“Be not afraid of greatness: some men are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.”
William Shakespeare, “Twelfth Night”
All truth passes through 3 stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
There is no readier way for a man to bring his own worth into question than by endeavoring to detract from the worth of other men.”
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essense of inhumanity.
George Bernard Shaw
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld
The glory of great men should always be measured by the means they have used to acquire it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott
The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong.
Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes,
and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.
Things are going to get a lot worse before they get worse.
Long is the way And hard, that out of hell leads up to light.
John Milton, Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 432.
What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly.
Life is too important to be taken seriously.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Martin Luther King Jr
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
Louis D. Brandeis