Daily Archives: November 8, 2012

Disappointed at election results?

Some golden thoughts for the politically disappointed, or for any other kind, for that matter:

“Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.”
— Michel de Montaigne
[Michel Eyquem De Montaigne] (1532-1592) French Renaissance scholar, philosopher, writer

“I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.”
— Pietro Aretino
(1492-1556) Italian author, playwright, poet and satirist
10 May 1537

“Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?”
— William Lloyd Garrison
(1805-1879) American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer

These gems and more at http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/

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