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    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #2
    Brent Weeks
    “Do you know what punishments I've endured for my crimes, my sins? None. I am proof of the absurdity of men's most treasured abstractions. A just universe wouldn't tolerate my existence.”
    Brent Weeks, The Way of Shadows

  • #3
    Robert Conquest
    “There was an old bastard named Lenin
    Who did two or three million men in.
    That's a lot to have done in
    But where he did one in
    That old bastard Stalin did ten in.”
    Robert Conquest

  • #4
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives: who will wipe this blood off us? What water is there for us to clean ourselves? What festivals of atonement, what sacred games shall we have to invent? Is not the greatness of this deed too great for us? Must we ourselves not become gods simply to appear worthy of it?”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #5
    Christopher Hitchens
    “As Shakespeare put it in 'King Lear,' the policeman who lashes the whore has a hot need to use her for the very offense for which he plies the lash.”
    Christopher Hitchens, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything