List of my favourite quotes.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
(US Declaration of Independence)

“‘Don’t trust authority. … Think it out for yourself.'”
(William Doyle about the Enlightenment and the French Revolution)

“Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité”
(Révolution française)

“… Truth, however inconvenient to one’s own prejudices, remains the ultimate arbiter of democratic argument.”
(Michael Ignatieff)

“Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty.”
(Henry M. Robert)

“Nothing is simpler than expressing oneself in a complicated way, and nothing is more complicated than expressing oneself in a simple way.”
(Karl Heinrich Waggerl)

“Use public data, protect private data.”

“Democracy and free speech are great inventions. But so is a basic compulsory education.”

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