R-Quotes

Congregated here are quotes found through an extensive research process outlined as follows. Throughout any regular day, while browsing the internet for whatever reason, one may stumble upon a good quote and say "wow, that's profound." Those I find worthwhile or funny are posted here.

2022/05/17

Oscar Wilde

In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever.

2022/02/07

John Stuart Mill

Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economizing. The increase in the value of land, arising as it does from the efforts of an entire community, should belong to the community and not to the individual who might hold title.

John Green

Public education does not exist for the benefit of students or the benefit of their parents. It exists for the benefit of the social order.

We have discovered as a species that it is useful to have an educated population. You do not need to be a student or have a child who is a student to benefit from public education. Every second of every day of your life, you benefit from public education.

So let me explain why I like to pay taxes for schools, even though I don't personally have a kid in school: It's because I don't like living in a country with a bunch of stupid people.

2022/02/06

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you are going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book, as long as that document does not offend our own ideas of decency. That should be the only censorship.

2022/01/03

Navajo Proverb

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.

2021/12/10

Friedrich Nietzsche

Not that you lied to me but that I no longer believe you has shaken me.

2021/10/10

Plato

For a change to a new type of music is something to beware of as a hazard of all our fortunes.

-Plato c. 380 BCE The Republic, Book IV, 424c

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