“When you tell the truth you have to let go of the outcome.”
“You have an ethical responsibility as a citizen
to forthrightly confront creeping tyranny,
no matter where it occurs.”
“If a government has license to silence its critics,
it has license to commit any kind of atrocity.”
“God alone knows what you are missing and I am gaining
through the personal satisfaction of improving something
that was crying out for improvement.”
“You should not overlook the guidelines of your culture.
Life is short, and you don’t have time to figure everything out on your own. The wisdom of the past was hard-earned, and your dead ancestors may have something useful to tell you.”
Jordan B. Peterson
“Totalitarianism is not a historical coincidence. In the final analysis, it is the logical consequence of mechanistic thinking and the delusional belief in the omnipotence of human rationality.”
“You can’t do good things without creating opposition.
It’s when you have enemies that you actually feel … … you are doing some good.”
Yacouba, the man who stopped the desert
“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. The ultimate test of a moral society
is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.”
“Truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend it.
Let it loose, it will defend itself!”