Quotes for January 23, 2008

Clarence Thomas:

  • I don’t believe in quotas. America was founded on a philosophy of individual rights, not group rights.

Dorothy Thompson:

  • It is not the fact of liberty but the way in which liberty is exercised that ultimately determines whether liberty itself survives.
  • When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.

Henry David Thoreau:

  • If you see a man approaching you with the obvious intent of doing you good, you should run for your life.
  • Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.

Judge Lawrence Tribe:

  • [The Bill of Rights is] designed to protect individuals and minorities against the tyranny of the majority, but it’s also designed to protect the people against bureaucracy, against the government.

~ by swfreedomlover on January 23, 2008.

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