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Never have so many been manipulated so much by so few.

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When war is declared, truth is the first casualty.

But liberty, as we all know, cannot flourish in a country that is permanently on a war footing, or even a near-war footing. Permanent crisis justifies permanent control of everybody and everything by the agencies of the central government.

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There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."

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People don't spring into action just because they see smoke; they spring into action because they see others rushing in with water.

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No community need be poor if it has people and good management. No country need be poor if it has people and good management.

One of the things I'm most proud of about my country is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties.

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Taxation without representation is tyranny.

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What's right and good doesn't come naturally. You have to stand up and fight for it - as if the cause depends on you, because it does.

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We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.

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