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    "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their consciences."--- C.S. Lewis

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    "If you're not a liberal at twenty you have no heart, if you're not a conservative at forty you have no brain."

    - Winston Churchill
     
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    I don't know about wisdom but this is has always been my favorite Lincoln quote..

    "If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"

    -Abe
     
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    One more funny one..

    When being bickered at by a dissenting elitist at a dinner party -

    'Mr. Churchill, if you were my husband, I'd poison your tea!'

    Churchill: "And if you were my wife, I would drink it!"

    - Winston Churchill
     
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    Then again, it might not.

    The American people lived under the heel of the robber barons.

    They couldn't wait to limit their authority.

    Those who want this nation to return to those days are truly tools.
     
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    "Bill gets what he deserves…"

    (bayoubill)
     
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    "Human transformation requires the movement from fear to love. Presence is the door, embodiment is the key."

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    should this be in the religion thread?
     
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    Thanks to the guys (and gals) who are sharing the wisdom.


    Harumph to uscitizen. :lol: :tongue:
     

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