Individual rights are not subject to a public vote, a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority, the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).

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A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve not by the desire to beat others.

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve not by the desire to beat others.

The question isn't who is going to let me, it's who is going to stop me.

The question isn't who is going to let me, it's who is going to stop me.

Force and mind are opposites, morality ends where a gun begins.

Force and mind are opposites, morality ends where a gun begins.

Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or

Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.

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    Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.

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