quotes i like like or dislike
  • about people: "we're a virus with shoes" - bill hicks
  • "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." -einstein
  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." -hitler
  • “When there is peace, the warlike man attacks himself.” -nietzsche
  • "So this is what I got to say to you all - be true to yourself and you will never fall." -Mike D on Pass the Mic
  • "Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand." -Paul Newman, Cool Hand Luke
  • "Don't cry for an afterlife while they steal this one." - from the fugees album
  • "Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe." -H. G. Wells
  • "Music, the greatest good that mortals know..." -Joseph Addison
  • "Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." -Red Auerbach
  • "Without music, life is a journey through a desert." -Pat Conroy
  • "Without music life would be a mistake." -Friedrich Nietzsche
  • "Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." -John Wooden
  • "You have no control over what the other guy does. You only have control over what you do." -A J Kitt
  • "Be quick, but don't hurry." -John Wooden
  • "Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed." -Joseph Stalin
  • "There is nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in." -Will Rogers
  • "It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations." -Winston Churchill
  • "Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." -Will Durant
  • "If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it. -Ronnie Lott"
  • "The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it as long as you really believe 100 percent." -Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • "Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils." -Berlioz
  • "Without Elvis, none of us could have made it." -Buddy Holly
  • "Elvis was a hero to most, but he never meant shit to me!" -Chuck D
  • "Confidence is a very fragile thing." -Joe Montana
  • "Love is the answer, but while you're waiting for the answer,sex raises some pretty good questions." -Woody Allen
  • "Running is 60% mental and 40% physical." -Ralf Latham, University High Track Coach
  • "The most utterly lost of all days, is that in which you have not once laughed." -Chamfort
  • "Jazz came to America three hundred years ago in chains." -Paul Whiteman"
  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." -Victor Borge
  • "Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." -Albert Einstein
  • "Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds." -Albert Einstein
  • "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." -Albert Einstein
  • "Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school." -Albert Einstein
  • "Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." -Albert Einstein
  • "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
  • "A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco, wrapped in paper, fire at one end, fool at the other."
  • "A conservative is a politician who wants to keep what the liberals fought for a generation ago."
  • "It is important to remember one thing - we all shit the same color - Chris Miller"
  • "The moral test of any society is how is treats its weakest: children, elderly, sick, needy and handicapped." -Senator Hubert Humphrey
  • "It's easy for cats to kill other cats; it's just the dogs they got trouble with..." -Pras, The Fugees on Manifest/Outro
  • "You let a mother fucker kick you five times, they gonna kick you five times. You let them kick you three times, they gonna kick you three times. You let them kick you twice, they gonna kick you twice. You let them kick you once they gonna kick you once. But if you break off the mother fucking feet, Ain't gonna be no more kickin' going on..." -Pras, The Fugees on Manifest/Outro
  • "Saying it's your job don't make it alright." -Paul Newman from Cool Hand Luke
  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." -Victor Borge
  • "It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another." -George Bush Sr., US President
  • "We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?" -Lee Iacocca
  • "I felt that we were at a historical turning point. My reading of history taught that when all the leadership institutions of a nation become paralyzed with self-doubt and second thoughts, that nation cannot long survive unless those instutions are either reformed, replaced, or circumvented. In my second term I was prepared to adopt whichever of these three methods-or whichever combination of them-was necessary" -Nixon
  • "If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure." -Dan Quayle
  • "We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people." -Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instructor
  • "It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it." -Dan Quayle
  • "Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas." -Keppel Enderbery
  • "It ain't over till it's over." -Yogi Berra
  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical" -Yogi Berra
  • "Nobody goes there anymore; it's too crowded." -Yogi Berra
  • "It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much." -Yogi Berra
  • "Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • "Sex is like bridge: If you don't have a good partner, you better have a good hand." -Charles Pierce
  • "Beliefs are dangerous. Beliefs allow the mind to stop functioning. A non-functioning mind is clinically dead. Believe in nothing..." Maynard James Keenan
  • "First they (nazis) came for the Jews. I was silent. I was not a Jew. Then they came for the Communists. I was silent. I was not a Communist. Then they came for the trade unionists. I was silent. I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for me. There was no one left to speak for me." - Protestant Pastor Martin Niemoller
  • "truth has three phases; the first is denial. the second is hostility. the third is universal acceptance because it's apparent." - Spinoza
  • "peoples and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it." - hegel
  • "without music life would be a mistake" - nietzsche
  • "two great european narcotics, alcohol and christianity" - nietzsche
  • "wherever germany extends her sway, she ruins culture" - nietzsche
  • "god created woman. and boredom did indeed cease from that moment - but many other things cease as well! woman was god's second mistake" - nietzsche
  • "man is born free, and everywhere he is in irons" - rousseau
  • "the right of conquest has no foundation other than the right of the strongest" - rousseau
  • "what wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?" - rousseau
  • "god makes all things good; man meddles with them and they become evil" - rousseau
  • "a man says what he knows, a woman says what will pleast" - rousseau
  • "democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others." - winston churchill
  • "the arabs are a backward people who eat nothing but camel dung." - winston churchill
  • "Any man who carries a hyphen about with him, carries a dagger that he is ready to plunge into the vitals of this Republic whenever he gets ready." -President Wilson.
  • "the intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything." - goethe
  • "Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Gandhi
  • "the arabs are a backward people who eat nothing but camel dung." - winston churchill
  • "try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a a man of value" - albert einstein
  • "sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side" - michael w. smith...
  • "what you do speaks so loud that i cannot hear what you say" - ralph waldo emerson
  • "to know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice" - confucious
  • One death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic. -Joseph Stalin
  • To generalize is to be an idiot. -William Blake
  • Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. -Albert Einstein
  • Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. -Albert Einstein
  • The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. -Albert Einstein
  • If a million people believe a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. -Anatole France
  • My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher. -Socrates
  • Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me. -Ambrose Bierce
  • All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships. -George Bernard Shaw
  • Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. -Samuel Johnson

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    Rage Against The Machine
     Take the Power Back
    · we need a movement with a quickness
    · the present curriculums / I put my fist in ‘em / Eurocentric every last one of ‘em / see right through the red, white and blue disguise / with lecture, I puncture the structure of lies / installed in our minds and attempting / to hold us back
    · yea, we needa check the interior / of the system who cares about only one culture / and that is why / we gotta take the power back
     Settle For Nothing
    · if ignorance is bliss / then knock the smile off my face
    · if we don’t take action now / we settle for nothing later / we’ll settle for nothing now / and we’ll settle for nothing later
     Bullet In The Head
    · this time the bullet cold rocked ya / a yellow ribbon instead of a swastika / nothin’ proper about ya propaganda / fools follow rules when the set commands ya My Interpretation/Info: the "bullet" is the propaganda etc. that penetrates you like a poison and corrupts your mind. a yellow ribbon (gulf war) instead of a swastika (nazis) - wow.
    · corporations cold / turn ya to stone before ya realize
    · just victims of the in-house drive-by / they say jump, you say how high
    · ya standin’ in line /believein’ the lies / ya bowin’ down to the flag / ya gotta bullet in ya head
     Know Your Enemy
    · I’m a brother with a furious mind / action must be taken / we don’t need the key / we’ll break in
    · fight the war, fuck the norm
    · the finger to the land of chains / what? the land of the free? / whoever told you that is your enemy
    · I’ve got no patience now / so sick of complacence now
    · yes I know my enemies / they’re the teachers who taught me to fight me / compromise, conformity, assimilation, submission / ignorance, hypocrisy, brutality, the elite / all of which are American dreams
     Wake Up
    · you know they went after King / when he spoke out on vietnam / he turned the power to the have-nots / and then came the shot
    · then I stick and move like I was Cassius / rep the stutter step / then bomb a left upon the fascists
    · ya know they murdered X / and tried to blame it on islam / he turn the power to the have-nots / and then came the shot
     Fistful Of Steel
    · vocals not to soothe / but to ignite and put in flight
    · if the vibe was suicide / then you would push da button
     Township Rebellion
    · rebel, rebel and yell / ‘cause our people still dwell in hell
    · our freedom or your life / I wish I could be peaceful / there can be no sequel
    · why stand / on a silent platform / fight the war / fuck the norm
     Freedom
    · for all the diamonds / they’ll use a pair of clubs to beat the spades My Interpretation/Info: for all the diamonds means for all the money (diamonds representing money), they’ll use a pair of clubs to beat the spades means that they will use clubs (like bats, sticks etc.) to beat (hurt, kill, batter, wound etc.) the spades (spades are tools used to farm therefore they probably represent farmers or the lower class. spade is also a derogatory term for blacks.). In summary: for money the elite will use weapons to injure or hurt the lower class.
    · anger is a gift
    · yo, check the diagonal / three million gone/ come one / ‘cause ya know they’re counting backwards to zero
    · what does the billboard say / come and play, come and play / forget about the movement
     People Of The Sun
    · since 1516 minds attacked and overseen, now crawl amidst the ruins of this empty dream My Interpretation/Info: 1519 was the year Cortés landed on the coast of Mexico
     No Shelter
    · They got you thinking that what you need is what they sellin’
    · coca-cola is back in the veins of Saigon
    · Godzilla - pure mother fuckin’ filla, get your eyes on the real killa
    · American eyes, Americanize, view the world through American eyes bury the past, rob us blind and leave nothing behind.