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Whom the mad would destroy, first they make Gods.

Emerson


Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.

Emerson


Plato, by the way, wanted to banish all poets from his proposed Utopia because they were liars. The truth was that Plato knew philosophers couldn't compete successfully with poets.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it's important.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


"Ubi non accusator, ibi non judex." (Where there is no police, there is no speed limit.)

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Free Speech Is The Right To Shout 'Theater' In A Crowded Fire.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


You get what you pay for.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


If men are not afraid to die, it is of no avail to threaten them with death. If men live in constant fear of dying, And if breaking the law means a man will be killed, Who will dare to break the law? There is always an official executioner. If

Emerson Ralph Waldo


An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and intrigue for the benefit of his country.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


I don't see what's wrong with giving Bobby a little experience before he starts to practice law.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


If it takes a bloodbath, lets get it over with. No more appeasement.

Fosdick Harry Emerson





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