Quotes from history that are appicable to modern times.

I started posting some in the ispirational quote thread but figured another thread wouldnt hurt. Post quotes from history that are relevent to today’s society or turned out to be true. For example,

" I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

Thomas Jefferson

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" The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers."

Thomas Jefferson

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“Human passions unbridled by morality and religion . . . would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net.”

John Adams

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“What do we mean by the Revolution? The war? That was no part of the revolution; it was only an effect and consequence of it. The revolution was in the minds of the people.”

John Adams

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“Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.”

John Adams

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“If you can’t fuck it, eat it or use it for a weapon–kill it.”

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Thats a good quote but it sounds modern?

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“Government is not reason and it is not eloquence. It is a force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.”

– George Washington

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80’s, which you normally consider old…:rofl:

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Chicken

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Fine modern works too but dont offend belt-fed, he is sensitive

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“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.”
Thomas Jefferson

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“I woulda been yer daddy, but the dog beat me under the fence”

Author unknown

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@Belt-Fed February 12, 1809 to Abraham Lincoln

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Fify

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“Kill them all. Let God sort them out”
Col Beckwith.

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Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself.

Morpheus:The Matrix

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Seeing isn’t believing; believing is seeing (The Santa Clause, 1994)

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  • But the English language had deteriorated into a hybrid of hillbilly, valley girl, inner city slang, and various grunts.
  • Joe was about to learn, that in the future, justice was not only blind, but had become rather retarded as well.

Narrator Idiocracy

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Joe definitely did learn this when listening to Lonewolf and Belt-fed

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