Sunday, August 29, 2004

A Few Good Quotes on Freedom and Democracy

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote! --Benjamin Franklin

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. --Benjamin Franklin

A democrat need not believe that the majority will always reach a wise decision. He should however believe in the necessity of accepting the decision of the majority, be it wise or unwise, until such a time that the majority reaches another decision. --Bertrand Russell

In free countries, every man is entitled to express his opinions and every other man is entitled not to listen. --G. Norman Collie

You have a right to your own opinions - You do not have a right to your own facts!