Rings shall vanish from our noses, And the harness from our back, Bit and spur shall rust forever, Cruel whips no more shall crack.
There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today – they are waiting for us to forget, because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters.
The real object of all despotism is revenue.
You can make a throne of bayonets, but you can’t sit on it for long.
The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep.
If Big Brother (of Orwell’s 1984) comes to America, he will not be a fearsome, foreboding figure with a heart-chilling, omnipresent glare as in 1984. He will come with a smile on his face, a quip on his lips, a wave to the crowd, and a press that (a) dutifully reports the suppressive measures he […]
Mussolini is a man possible only in a country that has no appreciation of real acting.
When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.
He must fear many whom many fear.
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.