“There are a thousand and one gates leading into the orchard of mystical truth. Every human being has his own gate. We must never make the mistake of wanting to enter the orchard by any gate but our own. To do this is dangerous for the one who enters and also for those who are already there.”
― Elie Wiesel, Night
Kenneth Meshoe, a member of the South African parliament, examines the evidence against Israel. And draws a compelling conclusion.
This man is an absolute font of wisdom!
“The problem isn’t that Johnny can’t read. The problem isn’t even that Johnny can’t think. The problem is that Johnny doesn’t know what thinking is; he confuses it with feeling.”
— Thomas Sowell
“When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice.”
— President Donald J. Trump, 2017 Presidential Inauguration Speech
“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.”
— Mark Twain
“You can’t get rich in politics unless you’re a crook.”
— President Harry S. Truman
This video is a response to an anti-Trump video produced by director Joss Whedon, featuring cast members from The Avengers films.
“We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves.”
— Paul Gauguin
Most murdered black Americans die at the hands of other black Americans. Black-on-black crime is the greatest threat to black lives in America. Not the police. Not whites. A movement whose true purpose was to preserve black lives would concentrate their efforts in dangerous inner city neighborhoods and communities.
“We all look for happiness, but without knowing where to find it: like drunkards who look for their house, knowing dimly that they have one.”
— Voltaire, Notebooks (c.1735-c.1750)
“If people can’t control their own emotions, then they have to start trying to control other people’s behavior.”
— John Cleese
“Strange times are these, in which we live, forsooth ;
When young and old are taught in Falsehood’s school:–
And the man who dares to tell the truth,
Is called at once a lunatic and fool.”
— George Francis Train