A good source for subversive quotes

September 23, 2007 | By | 1 Reply More

Good quotes are explosive. There’s a novel hiding in every good quote. Well, here’s a good collection of subversive quotes from Vagabox.  It includes many of my favorites and many that I hadn’t read before.   Here’s a tiny sampling from a large collection:

The police are not here to create disorder. They’re here to preserve disorder.
~ Ex-Chicago Mayor Daley during the 1968 riots

We need a common enemy to unite us.
~ Condoleezza Rice, March 2000

I don’t know that atheists should be considered citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God.
~ President George Bush, August 27, 1988

Peace is over rated. Any slave can have peace. Just pick the cotton.
~ TheSong

Pain is certain, suffering is optional.
~ Buddha

When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
~ Jack Gurney – “The Ruling Class”

Could a being create the fifty billion galaxies, each with two hundred billion stars, then rejoice in the smell of burning goat flesh?
~ Ron Patterson

The United States is in no sense founded upon the Christian doctrine.
~ George Washington Administration Treaty

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.
~ Stanley Kubrick

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
~ Albert Einstein

Probably no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and education.
~ Braham Flexner

It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
~ General Douglas MacArthur


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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Skblllzzzz says:

    The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.

    ~ Stanley Kubrick

    Quite! That's how Holland got involved in Iraq.

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