The fatal weakness of elites has always been their failure to understand just how fragile their monopolies are – Lee Stolee.

(When I went looking for the provenance of the above noted quote in February 2014, I couldn’t find it.  I now have no clear recollection of where I found it, except that I thought it was on line.)

If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution – Emma Goldman

I’ve written a ton of crappy poetry, but my cooking rhymes perfectly. — Derica Francey

“Education is imposed ignorance.” Noam Chomsky

Over the portal of the new world, ‘Be thyself’ shall be written. – Oscar Wilde

“Let us accept truth, even when it surprises us and alters our views.” George Sand

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” Gloria Steinem

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” Alice Walker

“You must learn to love only that which cannot be stolen.” Alice Walker

“What you need is sustained outrage…there’s far too much unthinking respect given to authority.”  Molly Ivins

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” Noam Chomsky

“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.” Charlotte Bronte

“Furor fit læsa sæpius patientia” (“An over-taxed patience gives way to fierce anger”)

“Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.” Oliver Sacks

Balian of Ibelin: You go to certain death. Hospitaller: All death is certain.  Kingdom of Heaven

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