quotes tagged with 'political'

Wars are seldom caused by spontaneous hatreds between people, for peoples in general are too ignorant of one another to have grievances and too indifferent to what goes on beyond their borders to plan conquests. They must be urged to the slaughter by politicians who know how to alarm them.

Author: H. L. Mencken, Source: http://www.libertarianism.org/people/h-l-menckenSaved by jr00ck in war propaganda oppression enemies political 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If you want government to intervene domestically, youíre a liberal. If you want government to intervene overseas, youíre a conservative. If you want government to intervene everywhere, youíre a moderate. If you donít want government to intervene anywhere, youíre an extremist

Author: Joe Sobran, Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com/blog/lewrw/archives/67296.htmlSaved by jr00ck in liberty liberal conservative political libertarian moderate extremist 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Every action is known by its consequences: What causes benefit is 'good;' what causes harm is 'bad.'

Author: Paul A. Rosenberg, Source: A Lodging of Wayfaring MenSaved by inyucho in politics government freedom force political coercion libertarianism libertarian 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Politics is the art and science of managing centralized coercion.

Author: Paul A. Rosenberg, Source: A Lodging of Wayfaring MenSaved by inyucho in politics economy force economics political coercion libertarianism libertarian 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If there is any such thing as "intellectual property" or "intellectual territory", then it can only be rightly defended by intellectual battle, never by physical force.

Author: Sean Hastings, Source: Preface of "A Lodging of Wayfaring Men" by Paul A. RosenbergSaved by inyucho in politics economy force economics property intellectual political libertarianism libertarian copyright ip 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A Soviet newspaper reports: "Last night the N. Nuclear Powerstation fulfilled the Five Year Plan of heat energy generation in 4 microseconds."

Author: The Russian People, Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_jokesSaved by inyucho in politics communism economy nuclear joke political chernobyl soviet sovietunion planeconomy nuclearenergy blackhumour 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
"The hand that rules the press, the radio, the screen and the far-spread magazine, rules the country"
Author: Billings Learned Hand, Source: UnknownSaved by akammerman in media political 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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