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Four Color Politics

Mainly the Quotes of the Morning, with occasional Other Crap.

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Quotes of the Morning: Be Afraid!

“So we are approaching the scariest days of the year: Halloween and Election Day, so in honor of this fright-filled season I give you Quotes about fear.”

“Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.”
-Aleister Crowley

“Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.”
-Albert Camus

“The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it.”
-Adolf Hitler

“I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they have turned to loving, they will find we are turned to hating.”
-Alan Paton

“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom, in the pursuit of truth as in the endeavor after a worthy manner of life.”
-Bertrand Russell

“The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.”
-Albert Einstein

“From craving arises sorrow, from craving arises fear, but he who is freed from craving has no sorrow and certainly no fear.”

“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.”


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