These are some of the thoughtful quotes that were published in the right panel on this site, underneath the
site's menu. They're much more than someone's convenient, good-sounding cliches - they provide profound comments on
various subjects. As such, they're 'food for thought'. We give you another opportunity to thoughfully reflect on
these valuable and insightful quotes, from famous and not so famous sovereign individuals. These were posted on our
site in descending order, from the most recent on the top.
WHEN LIFE BEGINS
For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to
begin — real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some
unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me
that these obstacles were my life.
— Alfred D. Souza
...[T]he mob has a point. Much of the wealth (today) enjoyed by
the rich has come to them unfairly. It’s not the fruit of honest economic expansion; instead, the feds rigged the
Bill Bonner, Bill Bonner's Diary
In his 1972 book, Steps to an Ecology of Mind, anthropologist Gregory
Bateson coined the phrase “a difference that makes a difference”…
Real news is reporting on a difference that makes a
difference. Everything else is fake news, designed to consume your attention
and rob you of your thought.
Dan Denning, Bill Bonner's Diary
"In a small government, citizens can run the show. They know what is going on,
and have a say in what happens next.
In a global Deep State Empire, on the other hand, citizens play largely
symbolic roles. They vote, but their votes don’t really matter.
They voice their opinions, but no one really cares what they
- Bill Bonner, Bill Bonner's Diary
TECHNOLOGY AND WISDOM
"Technology is advancing at warp
speed while moral wisdom is sinking into a
swamp. That unfortunate combination makes me wonder if the
coming singularity might end up being an extinction-level
- John Hunt, MD - in an interview at Casey Daily Dispatch
"Too much of what is called 'education' is little more than an expensive
isolation from reality."
Thomas Sowell -
Currently Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, at Stanford University, Thomas Sowell is an American libertarian
economist and political commentator.
USE OF COERCION
"If we wish to preserve a free society, it is essential that we recognize
that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of
Frederick August von Hayek
Friedrich August von Hayek -
F.A. Hayek was born on 8. May 1889 and died in 1992. One of the greatest economists of the 20th century and most
important libertarians. Nobel Prize winner in 1974.
MONEY AND WEALTH RELATIONSHIPS
Gold is the currency of kings,
silver is the money of gentlemen,
barter is the money of peasants,
but debt is the money of slaves.
Norm Franz - Money and Wealth in the New Millennium
"Money is not an invention of the State. It is not the product of a
legislative act. Even the sanction of political authority is not necessary for its existence. Certain commodities
came to be money quite naturally, as the result of economic relationships that were independent of the power of the
Carl Menger - the founder of the Austrian school of economics
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
"If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we
despise, we don't believe in it at all."
Noam Chomsky - an American social critic, cognitive scientist and philosopher