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commit 477c89fdfbb2b805ae296e2c66d2c4de638a2f96
parent 6f9da0cd7d433e67b69420abe57925564bfe9b75
Author: Ed van Bruggen <edvb@uw.edu>
Date:   Sun, 15 Dec 2019 23:53:02 -0800

Update quotes list

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1 file changed, 30 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/assets/quotes.txt b/assets/quotes.txt @@ -84,15 +84,12 @@ "Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness" - George Orwell "Happiness can exist only in acceptance" - George Orwell "The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain" - Karl Marx -"Social progress can be measured by the social position of women" - Karl Marx -"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles" - Karl Marx "I think I am, actually humble. I think I'm much more humble than you would understand" - Donald Trump "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters, okay? It's, like, incredible" - Donald Trump "The beauty of me is that I'm very rich" - Donald Trump "In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history" - Donald Trump "In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends" - Martin Luther King Jr. "Capitalism started out with a noble and high motive, but like most human systems it fell victim to the very thing it was revolting against" - Martin Luther King Jr. -"Today capitalism has outlived its usefulness" - Martin Luther King Jr. "Privileged classes do not give up their privileges voluntarily" - Martin Luther King Jr. "The evils of capitalism are as real as the evils of militarism and evils of racism" - Martin Luther King Jr. "Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another" - Milton Friedman @@ -171,3 +168,33 @@ "Out of everything I've lost, I miss my mind the most" - Ozzy Osbourne "The pen is mightier then the sword, the dollar just buys both" "Not a good start Boris" +"A cons is an object which cares" - Bernie Greenberg +"I am already eating from the trash can all of the time, the trash can of ideology" - Slavoj Žižek +"I secretly think reality exists so we can speculate about it" - Slavoj Žižek +"I have reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's greatest stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is the white moderate, who is more devoted to 'order' than to justice" - Martin Luther King Jr. +"If you have reasons to love someone, you don't love them" - Slavoj Žižek +"Words are never 'only words'; they matter because they define the contours of what we can do" - Slavoj Žižek +"The true ethical test is not only the readiness to save the victims, but the ruthless dedication to annihilating those who made them victims" - Slavoj Žižek +"Do not blame people and their attitudes: the problem is not corruption or greed, the problem is the system that pushes you to be corrupt" - Slavoj Žižek +"I think that the task of philosophy is not to provide answers, but to show how the way we perceive a problem can be itself part of a problem" - Slavoj Žižek +"Ideology is strong exactly because it is no longer experienced as ideology, we feel free because we lack the very language to articulate our unfreedom" - Slavoj Žižek +"No one yet has learned to drive a locomotive sitting in his study" - Leon Trotsky +"In mathematics you don't understand things, you just get used to them" - John von Neumann +"There is no such thing as a random number — there are only methods to produce random numbers" - John von Neumann +"In our sincerely cynical times, the greatest taboo seems to be sincerity itself" - Slavoj Žižek +"Everything in the world is about sex, except sex. Sex is about power" - Oscar Wilde +"Terror without virtue is destructive; virtue without terror is impotent" - Maximilien Robespierre +"The value of an education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think" - Albert Einstein +"Strange women lying in ponds disturbing swords is no basis for a system of government" - Denis +"The universe is a cruel uncaring void. The key to being happy isn't to search for meaning its to just keep yourself busy with unimportant nonsense and eventually, you'll be dead" - Mr Peanutbutter +"There is no shame in dying for nothing. That's why most people die" - Henry Winkler +"When you look at someone through rose-colored glasses, all the red flags just look like flags" - Wanda Pierce +"Things don't become traditions because they're good, they become good because they're traditions" - Todd Chavez +"I am not afraid of commitment. I commit to things all the time. It's the following through on that commitment that I take issue with" - BoJack Horseman +"He's so stupid he doesn't realize how miserable he should be" - BoJack Horseman +"Not understanding that you're a horrible person doesn't make you less of a horrible person" - BoJack Horseman +"One day, you're gonna look around and you're going to realize that everybody loves you, but nobody likes you. And that is the loneliest feeling in the world" - BoJack Horseman +"You have reached the end of your free trial at benjaminfranklinquotes.com" - Benjamin Franklin +"Friends, family, religion, these are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business" - C.M. Burns +"I'd trade it all for a little more" - C.M. Burns +"Physics is just maths with the restriction of reality, engineering is physics with the restriction of budget"