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Sir Ernest Benn

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.”

Václav Havel

“I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military divisions.”

Geoffrey Brennan and Loren Lomasky

Although government for the people by a beneficent elite is a conceptual possibility, it is a highly improbable one. Elites cannot be relied on to pursue individuals’ interests with anything like the consistency and intensity that individuals themselves regularly do: Benevolent despots are considerably more likely to remain despotic than

Napoleon

“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.”

Samuel Adams

“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.”

Ammon Hennacy

“I’m not trying to change the world. I’m trying to stop the world from changing me.”

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