Quotes of Significance

When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.”  Thomas Jefferson

“There is no system ever devised by mankind that is guaranteed to rip husband and wife or father, mother and child apart so bitterly than our present Family Court System.”  Judge Brian Lindsay, Retired Supreme Court Judge, New York

“The great victory represents the triumph of the entire nation, of justice over brutality and of humanity over tyranny.”  Hồ Chí Minh

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”  Thomas Jefferson

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” Thomas Jefferson

“Rebellion to tyranny is obedience to God.”  Thomas Jefferson

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”  Martin Luther King

“Under tyranny it is right to be a rebel!”  Robert Fanney

“Power, wrongly used, defeats the oppressor as well as the oppressed.”  Wally Lamb

“To oppose corruption in government is the highest obligation of patriotism.”  G. Edward Griffin

“Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.”  Bob Marley

“Cryin’ won’t help you, prayin’ won’t do you no good.  When the levee breaks, mama you got to move.”  Led Zeppelin

“People deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.”  Hồ Chí Minh

“Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights.”  Bob Marley

“Don’t f with somebody who has nothing to lose – especially if you’re the one that took it all away.”  Anonymous

“All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters.” Gordon Lightfoot

Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him; better take a closer look at the American Indian.”  Henry Ford

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”  Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.”  Thomas Jefferson

“A little rebellion is a good thing.”  Thomas Jefferson

“The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart.”  Dorothy Day

“You Jumped Out of the Jelly into a Jam.” Flavor Flav

“All revolutions are the sheerest fantasy until they happen; then they become historical inevitabilities.”  David Mitchell

“Always think who you are screwing.  They may screw you right back.”  Anonymous

“We are sorry for the inconvenience, but this is a revolution.”  Subcomandante Marcos

“A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.”  Fidel Castro

“The greatest purveyor of violence in the world : My own Government, I can not be Silent.”  Martin Luther King Jr.

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.”  Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

“The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.”  Abbie Hoffman

“It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from the government.”  Thomas Paine

“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.”  Thomas Jefferson

“Its better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.”  Emiliano Zapata

“An army of the people is invincible!”  Mao Tse-tung

“Because in a small dark room, a broken child lies on a filthy bed and stares up at a high window.  He waits for me, too. And I – I who have failed at everything and have failed everyone – I must not, I cannot, I will not fail him.”  Jennifer Donnelly

“My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning.”   Huey P. Newton

“There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business.” Washington Irving

“Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.”  Martin Luther King, Jr

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.”  Plato

“The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.”  Ayn Rand

“The law will never make men free, it is men that have to make the law free.”  Henry David Thoreau

“A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.”  Robert Frost

“Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.”  Abraham Lincoln

“A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth.”  Patrick Murray

“A lawyer is a gentlemen that rescues your estate from your enemies and then keeps it to himself.”  Lord Henry P. Brougham

“In law, nothing is certain but the expense.”  Samuel Butler

“We have to speak up now.”  Elvis Costello

“This government needs a tune up.”  Public Enemy

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” Jimi Hendrix

“Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.” Kurt Vonnegut

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Gandhi

“Don’t worry – public’s (sic) vision ain’t blurry.”  Flavor Flav

“I got a reason to be hostile. My people been persecuted.”  Public Enemy

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”  Will Rogers

“The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments posted in a courthouse is this: You cannot post ‘Thou Shalt Not Steal’, ‘Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery’ and ‘Thou Shall Not Lie’ in a building full of lawyers, judges and politicians – it creates a hostile work environment.”   Larry the Cable Guy