Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired from their jobs on its behalf.
Hardly anyone has noticed that in the Northern Hemisphere people stir their drinks counterclockwise, whereas the same people stir their drinks clockwise when visiting the Southern Hemisphere.
It is said that man doesn't live by bread alone. Sometimes this is unfortunate, because people who cannot live by bread alone too often kill other people in consequence of the fights they get into.
Once a person has killed other people on behalf of an ideology, he becomes rather devoted to it.
Self-righteousness has killed more people than smoking.
The peace movement is a great force for peace. Some of the world's most quarrelsome people act out their aggressions through the peace movement.
Alas few socialists are either benevolent enough to work hard at these occupations out of benevolence or self-interested enough to work hard at them for money.
When thugs by nature meet thugs by political conviction, 5-0 is not surprising.
In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated.
A declining institution often experiences survival of the unfittest.
There is only one thing more harmful to society than an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected; that's when he doesn't forget them.
A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book and being convinced by its arguments, will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot.
An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity will probably survive even if it doesn't take his advice.
Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance.
Language is froth on the surface of thought.