“An honest politician will not be tolerated by a democracy unless he is very stupid … because only a very stupid man can honestly share the prejudices of more than half the nation.”
~ Bertrand Russell
“To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust.”
~ Henry David Thoreau
“People know what they do; frequently they know why they do what they do; but what they don’t know is what what they do does.”
~ Michel Foucault
There are only three events in a man’s life; birth, life, and death; he is not conscience of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.
-Jean de la Bruyere