Quotes for March 14, 2008

Shelia Fitzpatrick

  • The mission of the Gestapo expanded steadily as, from 1933 onward, “political criminality” was given a much broader definition than ever before and most forms of dissent and criticism were gradually criminalized. The result was that more “laws” or lawlike measures were put on the books than ever.

Bruce E. Fleury

  • Censorship in any form, represents a lack of trust in the judgment of the individual. The passage of time provides the best perspective for sorting the wheat from the chaff.

Abraham Flexner

  • We must not overlook the role that extremists play. They are the gadflies that keep society from being too complacent.

Steve Forbes

  • The Declaration of Independence, the words that launched our nation — 1,300 words. The Bible, the word of God — 773,000 words. The Tax Code, the words of politicians — 7,000,000 words — and growing!
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~ by swfreedomlover on March 14, 2008.

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