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"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." ~ George Orwell

"When the people no longer seek God's approval, they demand it from one another." ~ Manfred

"Learn how to cry, that you may know how to live." -- Manfred

"There are no ordinary cats." ~ Gabrielle Colette

“The eye altering, alters all.” ~ William Blake

"Hate speech is anything that isn't 'their' speech." ~ Manfred

"I'm not questioning whether or not I'm my brother's keeper; I'm just questioning whether or not he's my brother." ~ Manfred

"Oxymoron: Mental health professional." ~ Manfred

"The quieter you become, the more you can hear." ~ Baba Ram Dass

"In time, the socialist utopians, demanding social justice, become the architects of the death camps." ~ Manfred

"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference." ~ Elie Wiesel

"Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities, has the power to make you commit injustices." ~ Voltaire

“I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on, I can't believe you.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

"Time is a most valuable thing with which you water a friendship. When it is missing, it does not go unnoticed, and the message is unambiguous." ~ Manfred

"When antipathy toward religion becomes your religion, it is time to examine your motives." ~ Manfred

"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." ~ Plato

"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less." ~ C.S. Lewis

"Live life, as if you die tomorrow; love, as if you live forever." ~ Manfred

"No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head." ~ Terry Josephson

"I long suspected that the American people were shallow uninformed idiots; the election of Barack Obama has removed from me all doubt." ~Manfred

"The easiest (carnal) way of dealing with guilt and visions of Dante's Inferno is to belittle and denigrate belief in God--to mock Him, and to mock and persecute those who believe in Him--to grind them down, marginalize and drive them from the public square and public consciousness. The denigrators do not want to be reminded of unfinished business; and they will go after, tooth and nail, anyone who reminds them of that unfinished business." ~ Manfred

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." ~ Albert Schweitzer

"I don't know if the stupid know that they are stupid, but I can attest to the fact that the intelligent know who they themselves are." ~ Manfred

"Admit nothing. deny everything. make counter-accusations. Lie, cheat, and steal. If you ain't cheatin', you ain't trying. And if you get caught, you didn't try hard enough." ~Unknown

"What ignites the masses makes me yawn; but the eclectic treasures sought by the esoteric few, comfort my soul in the still of the night." ~Manfred

"The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him." ~G.K. Chesterton

"The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental. ~John Steinbeck

"To fight fear, act. To increase fear—wait, put off, postpone." ~David J. Schwartz

"As long as God remembers me and remembers those who I loved, I really don't care if I live forever." ~Manfred

"Few things in life have less significance than who won what game this week." ~Manfred

“Until one has loved an animal, part of their soul remains unawakened.” ~Anatole France

"We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution." ~Abraham Lincoln

"I'll keep my God, my freedom, my guns and my money; you can keep THE CHANGE!" ~Unknown

"Diversity and multiculturalism is the cry of a people, who insist that they are exclusive, distinct and different--and then complain that others treat them as exclusive, distinct and different." ~Manfred

"We, who seek to live as civilized men and women, should not entangle ourselves with the comings and goings of these primitive, dependent and self-destructive cultures and sub-cultures; nor should we continue to entertain their ongoing belligerent presence. We need separate ourselves from them. As not to do so, has been, and will continue to be, to our peril, and to the peril of our posterity." ~Manfred

"Christian fundamentalism is what you get when the carnal mind interprets scripture." ~Manfred

"... I want to smack people who spout such colloquialisms with a smug air of wisdom when in reality they can't be bothered to think." ~Katherine (tsblackmoon65)

"Atheist or fundamentalist -- the world is full of people who are more than willing to give us false choices. They tell us, it's either this, or it's that. Most times, it is neither. It is for us, each individual, to find his or her way." ~Manfred

"When we wish for that, which once was, and we long for a life, which might have been, we become acutely aware that we now live on the other side of what had once been our future. Here we dwell with our memories, and live with fantasies of things that will never be." ~Manfred

Sign of the times: "It seems the only men these days are women." ~Manfred

"Socialism is not an economic system; it's a religion." ~Manfred

"My cats can't figure out how it is that I know all their names." ~Manfred

"Since the majority has proven itself to be comprised of irreconcilable idiots, I see no reason why we should continue to honor democracy, as if it was ever some sort of panacea to begin." ~Manfred

“The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.” ~Albert Einstein

"The world is a dangerous place, not because of people who are evil, but because of ideologues, believing in their own righteousness, seeking to do good." ~Manfred

"When governments are corrupt, the people rebel; when the people are corrupt, hope fades." ~Manfred

"We live in a time when America can't decide if scouting or sodomy is evil." ~D. James Kennedy

"Can you cite one speck of hard evidence of the benefits of "diversity" that we have heard gushed about for years? Evidence of its harm can be seen — written in blood — from Iraq to India, from Serbia to Sudan, from Fiji to the Philippines. It is scary how easily so many people can be brainwashed by sheer repetition of a word." ~Thomas Sowell

Bumper sticker: Nuke all the unborn gay baby whales for Jesus. ~Unknown

Michael Savage on the past: "... it was a world where the chrome was thick and the women were straight."

"When I was young, and an atheist, I sure spent a lot of time railing against a god in whom I professed not to believe." ~Manfred

"By saying, You don't exist, because there is evil in the world, am I not admitting that You do exist? And, if I am to be truly honest, am I not really implying that, because You are unrighteous, You cannot judge me?" ~Manfred

“The death of a beloved is an amputation.” ~C.S. Lewis

“Social Justice: Putting lipstick on communism.” ~Manfred

"Political correctness will be the Sharia law of the west." ~Stuart Schuman

"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one." ~Bruce Lee

"I don't care if there are a few good ones; I don't have time to sort them out." ~Manfred

"If they can belittle you, they can belittle your God; if they can belittle your God, they can belittle your God's values, of which they know, they fall short." ~Manfred

"The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those who speak it." ~George Orwell

"I do not judge; I'm simply stating what I observe. And what I observe, speaks for itself." ~Manfred

"Just because we, personally, have no equitable answer to the suffering and unfairness of life, does not mean that no answer exists." ~Manfred

"We're all going to die; the object is to remain as comfortable as possible until we do." ~Manfred

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." ~Arthur Schopenhauer

"Grief is a haven from the madness of normality." ~Beverly Ward

"Only a twisted progressive sees reason as far-right." ~Manfred

"It's not that some things weren't meant to be, it's just that other things were." ~Manfred

"There is no doubt that a dog is loyal. But does that mean we should emulate him? After all, he is loyal to people, not to other dogs." ~Karl Kraus

"Don't save the best for the end." ~William Lytle

"I'm not sure what's worse, longing for something that is now gone, or longing for something that you never had. ~Nikki

"The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those who speak it." ~George Orwell"

White people organize and black people gang up." ~Stuart Schuman

"Not every bear will kill you, but you're still afraid of every bear, aren't you?" ~Stuart Schuman

"In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity." ~Conrad Adenauer

"People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election." ~Otto von Bismarck

"The problem with having faith in globalism is that the same sorts of idiots will be in charge who are responsible for having ruined the planet in the first place." ~Manfred

“When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.” ~Mark Twain

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” ~unknown

"When tolerance becomes the highest virtue, every vile thing becomes acceptable and even celebrated." ~Manfred

“You can easily understand how that within a few years Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as one of the most significant figures who ever lived. He had boundless ambition for his country which rendered him a menace to the peace of the world, but he had a mystery about him in the way he lived and in the manner of his death that will live and grow after him. He had in him the stuff of which legends are made.” ~John F. Kennedy (from Kennedy's 1945 diary)

“If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.”  ~ Lao Tzu

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