Wow...definitely gonna be coming back to this thread on a regular basis
'An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.'
'Those who would trade liberty for security deserve neither.'
-Attributed to Ben Franklin; actual source unknown
'Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.'
'Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?' (who shall guard the guards?
-Roman poet Juneval
'That is the sort of errant pedantry up with which I will not put.'
'Ahh, I am a great and sublime fool...but then, I am God's fool, and all His creations must be viewed with respect.'
'These are the times that try mens' souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.'
-Thomas Paine, The Crisis
More to come later...