"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of the enslaved."
-William Pitt (the Younger), Speech in the House of Commons, November 18, 1783
"Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed."
"Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism."
“Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable…Evil is whatever distracts.”
"That's the way it's always been throughout history: weak men create bad times, bad times create hard men, hard men create good times."
"When you disagree with their insanity they call you insane... When insanity has become your truth the actual truth will appear insane."
"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds"
"Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one."
"The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule."
Just a guy trying to make his way in the galaxy...