Society

Paula Ross quote – Pay the price

"Privilege, almost by definition, requires that someone pay the price for its enjoyment." - Paula Ross ...
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Jonathan Swift quote – When a true genius appears

"When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him." - Jonathan Swift ...
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Quentin Crisp quote – The young always have the same problem

"The young always have the same problem — how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their elders and copying one another."          - Quentin Crisp ...
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Quote – Slaves

"There are more slaves today than at any point in history. 12-27 million forced to work at subsistence pay under threat of violence. The US government estimates 50,000 people work in hidden bondage.  90% are used for sex, indentured domestics ...
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Colin Quinn quote – Celebrate diversity

"Nowadays, the common wisdom is to celebrate diversity — as long as you don’t point out that people are different." - Colin Quinn ...
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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Quote – Hardness of Hearing

"There is not only a physical deafness which largely cuts people off from social life; there is also a "hardness of hearing" where God is concerned." - Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI ...
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Robert Green Ingersoll Quote – Tolerance

“Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”        - Robert Green Ingersoll ...
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Paul Brooks Quote – Nobody Calls The Cops

"In America today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see, and nobody calls the cops." - Paul Brooks ...
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Bill McKibben Quote – We Didn’t Do Much

"We, all of us in the First World, have participated in something of a binge, a half century of unbelievable prosperity and ease. We may have had some intuition that it was a binge and the earth couldn't support it, ...
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Sir Peter Ustinov Quote – Terrorism

"Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich." - Sir Peter Ustinov ...
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