November 4, 2016 § Leave a comment
“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Deeds of kindness are equal in weight to all the commandments.” – Talmud
“ … equity, though just, is not legal justice, but a rectification of legal justice. The reason for this is that law is always a general statement, yet there are cases which it is not possible to cover in a general statement.” – Aristotle
June 3, 2016 § 2 Comments
“Widespread ignorance bordering on idiocy is our new national goal. … The ideal citizen of a politically corrupt state … is a gullible dolt unable to tell truth from [bs]. An educated, well-informed population, the kind that a functioning democracy requires, would be difficult to lie to, and could not be led by the nose by the various vested interests running amok in this country.” – Charles Simic
“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.” – Attributed to Aristotle
“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch