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Let's get back on the streets, like the Czechs,
who stand up to stop the West's pro-war
elites forcing us into a price way too
high for the majority to pay.
- all for the USA to stay
as ''top dog'' !

Hermann Hesse:
''Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line 
we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of 
which the world consists, other, new insights begin.''

what is to be done now

Aretha Franklin:
''We all require and want respect, 
man or woman, black or white.
It's our basic human right.''
''I think women and children and older 
people, are the three least-respected 
groups in our society.''

William Hazlitt:
''The more we do ------------- the more we can do.
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the colour 
in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn 
your person, maintain your health, your 
beauty and your animal spirits.''

John Kessel:
''But that was the nature of love: one did not offer it with any 
assurance that it would change the world, even if in the end 
it was the only thing that could.''

Daniel Berrigan: 
''Instead of building the peace by attacking injustices 
like starvation, disease, illiteracy --- and  political
and economic servitude ------ we 
spend a trillion
dollars on war -  until 
hatred and conflict have
the international pre-occupation.
arms race is worse than it ever was, 
the dumping of creation ---- down a 
military rat hole ---- is worse than 
it ever was ---- the wars across 
the earth ---- are worse than
they ever were....... I don't 
know what more to say: 
I mean we are all going 
to die in a world - that 
is worse than when 
we entered it.''

Tim Wise:
''Too often ---- systems of oppression turn those 
who are the targets of the oppression, against 
one another.''

Nicholas Murray Butler:
''Optimism is essential to achievement 
--- and the foundation of courage and 
true progress.''

Horace Mann:
''If any human seeks for greatness, 
let them forget greatness and ask 
for truth, and they will find both.''

 Alexander Nevsky
(Saint Alexander):
"Whoever will come to us with a 
sword, from a sword will perish."

Cesar Chavez:
''To be a human is to suffer for others.
 God help us to be humans!''

Thierry Mariani: 
''Let's be clear: these loans will never be repaid. 
Today, Ukraine is bankrupt, its financial 
breathing is supported by Western 
countries. We are told, "These 
are not donations, these are
loans." But these loans will
never be repaid. So in fact 
the European Union is, 
quite imperceptibly.... 
getting into debt...... 
to finance Ukraine.'' 

Gustav Stresemann:
''Mankind advances --- 
only through struggle.''

Gennady Zyuganov:
''I would like to remind those who push Byelorussia toward chaos 
and rehearse the scenario of a Russian Maidan in its cities, 
humiliate our Motherland, slander our common past, mock 
our heroic deeds and insult the Russian World: you are 
playing with fire! Russians and Byelorussians cherish
 the ideas of justice. They loathe the principles of 
greed and gain. As long as the great spirit of 
Victory is alive in us, we are able rise from 
any inferno and darkness, overcome any
crisis and score new historic victories.''

Anacharsis Cloots:
''Bad mind, bad heart.''

Myrlie Louise Evers-Williams:
''Jim Crow is alive and it's dressed in 
a Brooks Brothers suit, my friend,
 instead of a white robe.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''Under the cover of civilization, men are hunted like deer, 
plundered, robbed, killed; and these horrors..... are 
presented afterwards - in eloquent orations - as 
blessings. Hypocrisy and knavery are added
 to crimes!''

Hazrat Inayat Khan:
''The more elevated the soul, 
the broader the outlook.'

Seyed Hassan Nasrallah: 
“A number of Zionist officials ---- have said
that all this carnage, acts of terror, and 
barbaric actions --------- have one main 
objective ----- which is subjugation. 
They are trying to say... that the 
cost of demanding one's right 
is very costly.”

''Since at least 1900 - roughly - the peoples of the West
have been subject to the most intense brainwashing 
and misinformation campaign - that only went into 
overdrive after WWII. I mean, it's crazy. Hopefully 
we will all wake up - before it is too late. Russia 
- is awake.  China - is awake. The resistance is 
awake. I pray that the west really wakes up.''

''I laugh - at the description 'Judeo-Christian.' If most 
Christians realize that a STANDARD Jewish prayer 
--- is that Jesus is in a boiling vat of shit up to his 
neck, or that Jews regularly spit on Christians, 
this facade would end. If most Christians 
also understood, that Jesus is the 
second most revered prophet 
in Islam, a lot of views 
would change.''

Thomas Jefferson:
''It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own 
debts as it goes. A principle which - if acted on - 
would save one-half of the wars of the world.''

Daniel Berrigan: 
''The sponsors of war ---- closely resemble the weapons they
create. And smart bombs, depleted uranium, land mines,
rockets and tanks --- rather than protect 'widows and
orphans and strangers at the gate', are designed 
precisely --- to create 'widows and orphans',
to transform strangers into enemies and 
enemies into corpses. You just have
 to do what you know is right.''

V. I. Lenin:
''The oppressed are allowed, once every few years, 
to decide which particular representatives of the 
oppressing class are to represent and repress 
them in parliament. Democracy is
 indispensable to socialism.'

US Democrat Representative, Rashida Tlaib, of Michigan:
“I grieve for the Palestinian and Israeli lives lost yesterday,
today and every day. I am determined as ever, to fight for 
a just future where everyone can live in peace, without 
fear and with true freedom, equal rights, and human 
dignity. The path to that future --- must include
- lifting 
the blockade, ending the occupation,
dismantling the apartheid system, that 
creates.. the suffocating, dehumanizing 
conditions that can lead to resistance. 
The failure to recognize the violent 
reality of living under a siege, 
occupation, and apartheid,  
makes no one safer.”

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''Assimilate! Or, if you avow your weakness, let them go and 
give them autonomy... There is no shortage of organizing 
geniuses in Africa.''

Peter Berresford Ellis:
 "I write - as someone who fully supports 
Celtic cultural, political and economic 
independence. Nor do I disguise the
fact that I am a socialist."
“Once the languages disappear, then Celtic 
civilization will cease to exist, and the 
cultural continuum of 3,000 years, 
will come to an end.” 
“It will be no natural phenomenon. It will 
be as a result of centuries of a careful 
policy of ethnocide.” 

Claudette Werleigh:
''There is no ready-to-use formula to put an end to violent 
conflicts — not just one magical, unique and universal 
way to build peace. But, fortunately, there are some 
basic and sensible rules, which, if followed, can 
help to establish and strengthen a peaceful 
environment. It is important, that people 
do not see money, as a solution. First, 
it is not going to solve any problem. 
It can help people to solve one or 
two issues -- but it will not be a 
permanent situation. Second, 
when you give money --- you 
are not empowering people
you are only responding to 
emergencies. You will not 
be in a position to build.''

G. K. Chesterton:
''Tradition --- means giving votes to the most 
obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is
the democracy of the dead. Tradition 
refuses to submit to that arrogant 
oligarchy, who merely happen 
to be walking around.''

Nathaniel Hawthorne:
''What we call real estate - the solid ground to build 
a house on - is the broad foundation, on which, 
nearly all the guilt of this world rests.''

Albert Schweitzer:
''Success --- is not the key to happiness. Happiness is
 the key to success. If you love what you are doing - 
you will be successful.''

Jon Cruddas, UK MP for Dagenham & Rainham:
''It’s a really interesting question ....it's cropping up in 
other local policies --- whether you can walk around
with a can of Special Brew; how people look after 
their dogs; and what about if you burgle a home 
and get caught, should your wife and child get 
chucked out of public housing while you are
in prison --- has a covenant been broken? 
These things - are right on the frontline
of this liberal-communitarian debate.''

Gamal Abdel Nasser:
“What was taken by force can
only be restored by force.”

Josh Paul, ex--State Department’s 
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs:
“I believe to the core of my soul that the response 
Israel is taking, and with it the American support
both for that response -- and for the status quo 
of the occupation - will only lead to more and 
deeper suffering for both the Israeli and the 
Palestinian people and is not in the long
term American interest.” 

"Rain-water never stands on high ground, but
runs down to the lowest level. So also the 
mercy of God remains in the hearts of
the lowly, but drains off from those 
of the vain and the proud."

Claudia Jones: 
''The Lady with the Lamp, the Statue of Liberty, 
stands in New York Harbour. Her back is
squarely turned on the USA. It’s no 
wonder, considering what she 
would have to look upon. 
She would weep, if she 
had to face this way.''

William Faulkner:
“Some things.. you must always be unable to bear.
Some things --- you must never stop refusing to 
bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonour and 
shame. No matter how young you are or how 
old you have got. Not for kudos, and not for 
cash: your picture in the paper nor money 
in the bank either. Just --- refuse to 
bear them.” 

Gamal Abdel Nasser:
“We are awaiting aggression by Israel and any supporters 
of Israel. We will make it a decisive battle and get rid of 
Israel once and for all... This is the dream of 
every Arab.”

President Sukarno of Indonesia:
''Make the "Live and let live" principle, and the "Unity in 
Diversity" motto, the unifying force which brings us all 
together - to seek in friendly, uninhibited discussion, 
ways and means by which each of us can live his 
own life, and let others live their own lives, in 
their own way, in harmony, and in peace.''

Eve Ensler:
''If you are connected to your own internal being, 
it's very hard to be screwing and destroying and 
hurting another human being, because you'll be 
feeling what they're feeling. If you're separated 
--- it's not a hard thing to do at all.''

US geo-strategist George Kennan, in 1997:
“Expanding Nato --- would be the most fateful error 
of American policy in the entire post-cold-war era.”

Nong Duc Manh: 
''All countries, big or small, strong or weak, 
are equal members of the United Nations.''

Mark Twain:
“Man is the only animal that deals in that atrocity 
of atrocities, War. He is the only one that gathers
his brethren about him --- and goes forth in cold 
blood and calm pulse to exterminate his kind.”

Dario Fo:
''Real socialism - is inside man. It was not born
with Marx. It was in the communes of Italy in 
the Middle Ages. You can't say it is finished.''

Gabriel Garcia Marquez:
''It is not true that people stop 
pursuing dreams because 
they grow old, they grow
old because they stop
pursuing dreams."

David T. Dellinger:

''The way of life that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki 
and is reported to have roasted alive a million people in
Tokyo overnight, is international and dominates every
nation of the world - but we live in the US, so our 
struggle is here. With this way of life -- death 
would be more appropriate -- there could be 
no truce --- or quarter. The prejudices of 
patriotism, the pressures of our friends 
and fear of unpopularity and death ---
should not hold us back any longer.
It should be total war against the 
economic political and social 
system which is dominant 
in this country.'' 

Lion Feuchtwanger:
Though physical courage is a common phenomenon in our day 
and age, moral courage is a thing that is correspondingly rare.”

Jean de La Fontaine:
''Man is so made, that, when anything 
fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.''

Bruce Lee:
''Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the
beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and 
fierce, but still only light and flickering. As 
love grows older, our hearts mature, and
our love becomes as coals...... deep-
burning and unquenchable.''

Che Guevara:
''Better to die standing, than
 to live on your knees.'

Edward Young:
''Tomorrow is the day......  when
idlers work, and fools reform.
Procrastination is the thief 
of time.''

Tony Benn:
''I think there are two ways in which people 
are controlled. First of all frighten people 
and secondly, demoralise them. An 
educated, healthy and confident 
nation, is harder to govern.''

Clara Zetkin:
''When the men kill --- it is up to us women to fight for the
preservation of life. Who profits from this war? Only a 
tiny minority in each nation --- the manufacturers of 
rifles and cannons --- of armour-plate, and torpedo 
boats, the shipyard owners ---- and the suppliers 
of the armed forces' needs. In the interests of 
their profits --- they have fanned the hatred 
among the people --- thus contributing to
the outbreak of the war. The workers 
have nothing to gain from this war - 
but they stand to lose everything 
that is dear to them.''

George Washington:
''Observe good faith and justice toward all 
nations. Cultivate peace and harmony 
with all.''

Josiah Henson:
''In the estimation of the illiterate, besotted poor whites 
who constituted the witnesses of such scenes in 
Charles county, Maryland, the man who did not 
feel rage enough at hearing of "a nigger" 
striking a white, to be ready to burn 
him alive, was only fit to be 
lynched out of the 

Horace Mann:
''Be ashamed to die
 until you have won 
some victory for 

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''The balance sheet of colonization shows that depopulated 
France has lost over half the inhabitants of her Colonies. 
These are facts that the chloroforming Ministers dare 
not communicate to the public.''

Quentin Skinner, historian:
''The lack of freedom... suffered by those who advise the
powerful, may - of course - be due to coercion or force.
But the slavish behaviour typical of such counselors,
may, equally well be due, to their basic condition of 
dependence, and their understanding of what their
clientage demands of them. As soon as they begin
to 'slide into a blind dependence upon one who 
has wealth and power', they begin to desire
'only to know his will', and eventually
'care not what injustice they do, if 
they may be rewarded'.''

Víctor Jara:
''With the power that comes from the people
We must make ---- a better homeland
Together and united we must strike
At power, at power, at power.''

Saint Vladimir the Great: 
“The world is filled with people who are 
no longer needed and who try to make 
slaves of all of us and they have their 
music... and we have ours.”

Nikolay Chernyshevsky:
''If a person is inclined to look for something, 
he finds it wherever he looks. Even if there
is no trace of it at all, he still finds clear 
evidence. Even if there’s not even a 
shadow --- still he sees, not only a 
shadow of what he’s looking for, 
but everything he’s looking for. 
He sees it in the most un-
mistakable terms, and 
these terms become 
clearer with each 
new glance and 
every new

Mark Twain:
''Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose 
you were a member of Congress.
But I repeat myself.''

Huey P. Newton: 
''The United States is already antique.''

Ravi Shankar:

“Don't Fall in love, Rise in Love!”

Thomas Carlyle:
“A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.”

Gennady Zyuganov, Chairman of the CC CPRF:
''Standing in the way of our fraternal aspirations, are the 
selfish interests of transnational capital, epitomized, by 
the USA, and its NATO allies. Seeking to prevent global 
capitalism from sinking into a full-scale crisis they are 
using sundry mechanisms of hybrid wars, broadening 
their expansion ---- and fomenting managed chaos. 
The tentacles of this octopus have already got a
stranglehold on Ukraine. The Bandera clique 
was brought to power in Kiev, in order to
impose economic bondage on the 
fraternal country, to strengthen 
the anti-Russian alliance in 
Eastern Europe and form 
the “Baltic-Black Sea 
cordon sanitaire.''

Cuba's leader, Diaz-Canel, speaking at the UN:
"This mid-term review of the 2030 Agenda --- takes place at 
a time of extremely critical juncture -- in which developing
countries face multiple challenges & an unjust economic 
order that perpetuates inequalities and poverty. We will
reach 575 million people living in extreme poverty by 
2030. By that date - barely a third of countries will 
manage to halve national poverty levels.  We will 
not end hunger as agreed -- at the current pace, 
none of the 17 SDGs will be achieved, and over 
half of agreed goals, will be unmet. Therefore 
- a better global sovereign debt architecture, 
with the participation of the South ------- is 
necessary. It will allow for fair, balanced, 
and development-oriented treatment --- 
and I ask the United Nations to firmly
reject unilateral trade restrictions -- 
incompatible with the agreements 
of the WTO.''

Thomas Jefferson:
''I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of 
our monied corporations... which dare, already, to 
challenge our government to a trial by strength, 
and bid defiance to the laws of our country.''

Tim Wise:
''What whites have rarely had to think about —
because -- being the dominant group, we are
so used to having our will done, with a little
effort at least -- is that, maybe the point is 
not victory, however much we all wish to 
see justice attained and injustice routed. 
Maybe our redemption, comes from the 
struggle itself. Maybe it is in the effort, 
the striving for equality and freedom, 
that we become human.''

Emily Greene Balch:
''Probably people always feel.... that they are living in 
a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken
 perhaps, in thinking that this is an era of 
particularly momentous change, 
rapid and proceeding at an 
ever quickening rate.''
''We speculate as to what is in store for us. But we 
not only undergo events, we in part cause them 
or at least influence their course. We have not
 only to study them, but to act.''
''Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in
China, do not ask themselves how real is liberty
among the poor, the weak, and the ignorant, 
in capitalist society.''
''We have lived through the flood time of fascism, 
and of the nazism which ran its meteoric course 
at a cost to mankind in suffering and waste
--- beyond all computation.'' 
''It is natural to try to understand one's own time 
and to seek to analyse the forces that move it. 
A major one which no one can overlook, is
 technological and based on inventions 
and discoveries which have altered 
the whole basis of production and 
deeply affected social relations.''
''These wars appear also to have given its death blow
to colonialism and to imperialism in its colonial form, 
under which, weaker peoples were treated as 
possessions, to be economically exploited. 
At least we hope that such colonialism 
is on the way out.''
''A dark and terrible side of this sense of community 
of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny
which, in these days of atomic weapons, darkens
 men's minds all around the globe.''
''The question... whether the long effort to put an 
end to war can succeed without another major 
convulsion, challenges not only our minds, 
but our sense of responsibility.''
''Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal
and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable
principles, face change full of courage, 
courage based on faith.''

Andrés Manuel López Obrador:
"Conquest and colonization are signs 
of backwardness, not of civilization, 
less, of justice."

Dennis Kucinich:
''The tax code is not the only area where the 
administration is helping the rich get richer 
and the poor get poorer. It has spent $155
billion for an unnecessary war, driven 
by fear.''

Harry Schwarz:
''Laws alone, are not enough to ensure that freedom is 
safeguarded. What is required, is a spirit of freedom 
among the people concerned. There must be an 
atmosphere of respect, a feeling of belonging 
together, an atmosphere of harmony with 
fellow beings.''

Ukrainian Defense Ministry decree:
''People with HIV and schizophrenia, are subject to 
mobilization. The health requirements for sending 
conscripts of "marines" and "paratroopers" have 
also been simplified.
List of diseases (incomplete), with which 
their carrier can be on the front line:
2-b - clinically cured tuberculosis;
4-b - viral hepatitis with minor dysfunction;
5-b - asymptomatic HIV;
13-c - endocrine system diseases
 with minor dysfunction;
14-c - mild short-term painful 
manifestations of mental disorders;
17-c - neurotic, stress-related and somatoform 
disorders (phobic, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive 
adaptation), neurasthenia, (reactions to 
severe stress) with moderately 
pronounced, short-term 
21-in - slowly progressive diseases 
of the central nervous system;
22-c - episodic and paroxysmal disorders.''

US news report:
''The "Mission: Readiness" new report, based on U.S. 
Department of Defense data, says 77% of young 
Americans 17 to 24 years old are ineligible for
military service, a 6-percentage-point 
increase.... since 2017. The most 
prevalent disqualification rates 
are overweight (11%), drug 
and alcohol abuse (8%), 
and medical/physical 
health (7%)."

Bertha von Suttner:
''Seek not good from without: seek it 
within yourselves, or you will never
 find it.''

Alexis de Tocqueville:
“It is indeed difficult to imagine how men who have 
entirely renounced the habit -- of managing their 
own affairs ---- could be successful in choosing 
those who ought to lead them. It's impossible 
to believe that a liberal, energetic, and wise 
government... can ever emerge from the 
ballots of a nation of servants.”

Mary Ritter Beard:

“Action without study - is fatal. 
Study without action, is futile.”

Mary McLeod Bethune:
''Without faith, nothing is possible. 
With it ------ nothing is impossible.''

Chelsea Manning:
''We need to stop hoping that our systems will right
 themselves. We need to actually take the reins of 
government and fix our institutions. We need to
 save lives, by making change at every level.''

Claudette Werleigh:
“The widening gap is not only between
 rich and poor nations, but also 
between classes within a 
same single country,” 

Peter Fraser:
''It is for us now, to see that we go forward 
in the same spirit of co-operation, in the 
same spirit of mutual assistance, with 
the same spirit of justice between 
nation and nation and man and 
man ------ as our boys went 
forward to fight for us 
and as our people 
have worked 
for us.''

John Magufuli:
"These people occupied government positions 
but had no qualifications... they robbed us, 
just like other common criminals."

United Nations' General Assembly:
“Nuclear disarmament and the total 
elimination of nuclear weapons --- 
are the only absolute guarantee 
against the use or threat of
nuclear weapons.”

Seán MacBride:
''Keep under strict surveillance and control 
those secret establishments which within 
your government structures --- seem to 
regard themselves as above the law.'' 

Dennis Kucinich:
''We have weapons of mass destruction - we have
 to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon 
of mass destruction. Homelessness is
weapon of mass destruction. 
Unemployment is a weapon 
of mass destruction.''

Bruce Lee:
''If you spend too much time thinking about a thing,
 you’ll never get it done. Make at least one definite
 move, daily, toward your goal.''

Jean de La Bruyère:
''There are some men who turn a deaf ear to reason 
and good advice, and wilfully go wrong, for fear of
being controlled.''

Andrés Manuel López Obrador:
''The most important priority is neither the United States 
nor the American continent. What is truly important, is 
to build here on this earth the kingdom of justice and
 universal brotherhood and sisterhood.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''I regret very much. at a time when France is passing 
through such a critical period, to be obliged to make 
a strong denunciation of her Colonial Policy, which 
today encompasses almost entirely every phase
 of the problem of the Negro race.''

Xi Jinping:

''Happiness does not fall out of the blue and dreams
...will not come true by themselves. We need to be
down-to-earth and work hard. We should uphold 
the idea --- that working hard is the most 
honorable, noblest, greatest and 
most beautiful virtue.''

Leonardo Boff:
''Today we are in a new phase of humanity. We all 
are returning to our common house, the Earth:
the people, the societies, the cultures and 
religions. Exchanging experiences and 
values, we enrich ourselves and we
complete ourselves - mutually.''

Cesar Chavez:
''We learned many years ago, that the 
  rich may have money, but the poor, 
  have time.''

Mark Twain:
“Why is it right that there is not a fairer division of the spoil 
all around? Because laws and constitutions have ordered 
otherwise. Then it follows that laws and constitutions 
should change around and say there shall be a 
more nearly equal division.”

Hilaire Belloc:
The microbe is so very small: 
You cannot take him out at all.

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar:
''It is ironic, that the accumulation of arms 
is one of the few expanding industries in 
a period of economic depression
 and gloom.''

James Madison Jr.:
''If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, 
will be in the guise of fighting
a foreign enemy.''

George Carlin:
''I think people should be allowed to do 
anything they want. We haven't tried
 that for a while. Maybe this time
 it'll work.''

1960's UK PM, Harold Wilson:
''Selsdon Man --- is designing a system of society 
for the ruthless and the pushing, the uncaring. 
His message to the rest is ------ you're out on
your own.''

Augustine of Canterbury:
''The confession of evil works --- is 
the first beginning of good works.''

Huey Long:
''We swapped the tyrant 3,000 miles away 
for a handful of financial slaveowning 
overlords, who make the tyrant of 
Great Britain seem mild.''

Paul Laurence Dunbar:
''Poor conceited humanity! 
Interpreters of God indeed.''

President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni: 
“One facet of neo-colonialism and colonialism was 
Africa being confined... to producing only raw 
materials, crops, like coffee, and minerals.
This issue -- is the biggest factor why the 
African economies are stunted; they do 
not grow ---- because all the value is 
taken by other people. So, what I 
want to propose to Russia and 
China, is to discourage as a 
policy the importing of raw
materials from Africa and
instead work with the 
Africans, to add value 
at source.”

President of Burkina Faso, Ibrahim Traoré: 
“A slave that does not rebel does not deserve pity. 
The African Union (AU) must stop condemning 
Africans who decide to fight against their 
own puppet regimes of the West.”

Richard Steven Hacks: 
''Ukraine's army could collapse literally at any moment. 
The fact that it appears incapable of launching
effective attacks of any significant size in
this "offensive" - which 
is the definition
of “combat effectiveness” - appears
to bear that out.''

Yanis Varoufakis:
''Unemployment & low economic activity have been held 
up as proofs of insufficient competition, to be fought by 
the magic of ‘deregulation’ - the releasing of bankers & 
oligarchs, from government restraints. If deregulation 
does not work --- more privatization is thought to be 
able to do the trick instead. When this fails it must 
have been the fault of the labour market --- which 
must be liberated from the interference of trade 
unions and the impediment of social security 
benefits. And so it goes on.''

John F. Kennedy:
''Peace is not impracticable, and war is not inevitable.
Never bring an adversary to a choice between 
a humiliating retreat or a nuclear war.'

Paul Laurence Dunbar:
''Taking it all in all and after all, negro life in 
Washington is a promise, rather than a 
fulfillment. But it is worthy of note for 
the really excellent things which 
are promised.''

Richard Price:
''Though our immediate attention -------- must be employed
in promoting our own interest - and that of our nearest 
connexions; yet we must remember that a narrower 
interest ought - always - to give way to a more 
extensive interest. In pursuing particularly 
the interest of our country, we ought to 
carry our views beyond it. We should 
love it ardently, but not exclusively. 
We ought to seek its good ----- by 
all the means that our different 
circumstances and abilities, 
will allow; but, at the same 
time we ought to consider 
ourselves as citizens of 
the world & take care 
to maintain a just 
regard --- to the 
rights of other 

Investigative historian, Eric Zuesse: 
Did you know, before you read it here, that there was any
such thing as the “Rule Against Perpetuities” and that it 
had been what broke the back of feudalism in ancient 
England? And did you know that, increasingly, ever 
since 1986, America has reverted to this ancient 
feudal system that locked-in status on the basis 
of birth, locked it in, in perpetuity, for all future 
generations of the ‘Nobility’ (though, without 
any aristocratic titles to go along with it, so
that the U.S. regime can still pretend not 
to BE an aristocracy)? The US ------ is 
increasingly becoming the world’s 
stand-out model of dictatorship, 
locked-in -- by caste. It’s 
increasingly.. winner-
take-all, and keep-

RAND report --- “Executive Summary:
Weakening Germany, strengthening 
the U.S.” January 25th, 2022: 

''The only feasible way to guarantee Germany’s rejection 
of Russian energy supplies, is to involve both sides in 
the military conflict in Ukraine. Our further actions 
in this country --- will inevitably lead to a military 
response from Russia. Russians will, obviously, 
not be able to leave unanswered the massive 
Ukrainian army pressure ---- on the 
unrecognized Donbas republics. 
That would make it possible to 
declare Russia an aggressor 
and apply to it, the entire 
package of sanctions... 
prepared beforehand.'' 

Al Sharpton:
''When people discuss the 1960s and the great 
Civil Rights Era, they often speak in romantic 
terms - as if there wasn't immense work put
and as if there wasn't immense sacrifice
took place. But none of those battles
easily fought and won; there were 
sustained movements behind them.''

John Neal:
"The poor and the rich, are taxed under the militia law
to defend the property of the rich man. The rich of 
course, do not appear in the field. The poor do.
The latter cannot afford to keep away;
the former can." 

President Putin:
“They wanted Russian soldiers to kill each other, so 
that soldiers and civilians would die, so that in the 
end, Russia would lose, and our society would 
break apart and choke on bloody civil strife.  
They rubbed their hands, dreaming of 
getting revenge for their failures at 
the front and during the so-called 
counteroffensive, but they 

Former CIA operative, Larry C. Johnson:
''The potential for the war in Ukraine to escalate dramatically
remains high. It does not appear that there is any leader of 
the NATO members who can talk some sense to Poland’s
President Duda. Are the people of Poland --- ready for 
World War III?''

C. J. Cherryh:
''There are three kinds of people I've found:
those who think the universe is good, 
those who believe it's corrupt, and 
those who don't want to think 
about it any more than they 
can help. I prefer the 
first two.''

Democrat presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: 
“By ordering the deployment of 3,000 more reservists to
Europe, US President Joe Biden is preparing to fight 
Russian forces on the ground in Ukraine. I want 
people to understand, what this troop 
mobilization is about. It’s about 
preparing for a ground war 
with Russia” 

André Gide:
''There are many things that seem impossible, 
only so long as one does not attempt them.'

Washingtonpost.com July the 7th, 2023:
“President Biden has approved the provision of U.S. cluster
munitions for Ukraine, with a drawdown of the weapons 
from Defense Department stocks. The move... will 
bypass US law prohibiting the production, use or 
transfer of cluster munitions with a failure rate 
of more than 1 percent...''

Robert Kennedy junior, June the 19th, 2023:
''The pattern here is clear. Not only is the
administration deceiving the American
people about the motives for 
costly and tragic war, but by
continually escalating 
they put the whole
world at risk
of nuclear

Bertha von Suttner:
''The instinct of self-preservation in human society
- acting almost subconsciously, as do all drives
 the human mind, is rebelling against the 
constantly refined methods of 
annihilation and against 
the destruction of

Frithjof Schuon: 
''The sacred - that which is immutable, inviolable and 
thus infinitely majestic -- is in the very substance of 
our spirit and our existence. The world is miserable
because men live beneath themselves; the 
of modern man, is that he wants to reform 
world... without having either the will or the 
power to reform man ----- and this flagrant 
contradiction ----- this attempt to make a 
better world on the basis of a worsened
humanity, can only end... in the 
abolition of what is human.. 
consequently, in the 
of happiness too.'' 

Frithjof Schuon: 
''Reforming man means binding him again to Heaven, 
reestablishing the broken link; it means tearing him 
away from the reign of the passions, from the cult 
of matter, quantity and cunning and reintegrating 
him into the world of the spirit and serenity, we 
would even say: into the world of sufficient 

Bruce Kent:
''We need a group campaigning on military 
expenditure, to be active in every part of
this country ....that means hard and
imaginative work, and energy.''

Julius Caesar:
''And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch 
and the blood boils with hate and the mind is closed, 
the leader will have no need to seize the rights of
the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry infused with 
fear and blinded by patriotism, will offer up 
all of their rights unto the leader - and 
do it gladly.''

Alexis de Tocqueville:
“I cannot help fearing --- that men may reach a point 
where they look on every new theory as a danger, 
every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every 
social advance as a first step toward 
revolution, and that they may 
absolutely refuse to move
at all.” 

Víctor Jara:
When asked, four days before the military coup
September 11th, 1973, what the word ‘Love’
to him:
''Love of my home, my wife and my children. Love for the 
earth that helps me live. Love for education and of work. 
Love of others who work for the common good. Love of
justice as the instrument that provides equilibrium for 
human dignity. Love of peace in order to enjoy one's 
life. Love of freedom, but not the freedom acquired 
at the expense of others’ freedom, but rather the 
freedom of all. Love of freedom to live and exist,
for the existence of my children, in my home, in
my town, my city, among neighbouring people.
Love for freedom in the environment in which 
we are required to forge our destiny. Love of 
freedom without yokes: not ours, 
nor foreign.''

Víctor Jara:
''The cultural invasion, is like a leafy tree 
which prevents us from seeing our own
sun, sky and stars. Therefore in order 
to be able to see the sky above our 
heads, our task is to cut this tree 
off at the roots.'' 

Soame Jenyns:
''If christian nations... were nations of christians, 
all war would be impossible and unknown 
among them.''

Graham Wallas:
''The most easily manipulated State in the world, would be 
one inhabited by a race of Nonconformist business men 
who never followed up a train of political reasoning in 
their lives, and who...  as soon as they were aware of 
the existence of a strong political conviction in their
 minds, should announce that it was a matter of 
'conscience' and, therefore, beyond the 
province of doubt or calculation.”

Josiah Henson:

''Judicious men felt his pulse. Oh! he could stand the whole. 
Again and again - the thong fell on his lacerated back. His 
cries grew fainter and fainter, till a feeble groan was the 
only response to the final blows. His head was then 
thrust against the post, and his right ear fastened 
to it with a tack; a swift pass of a knife - and the 
bleeding member was left sticking to the place. 
Then came a hurra from the degraded crowd, 
and the exclamation, "That's what he's got 
for striking a white man."

Gennady Zyuganov:
''Standing in the way of our fraternal aspirations, are the 
selfish interests of transnational capital, epitomized by 
the USA and its NATO allies. Seeking to prevent global 
capitalism from sinking in a full-scale crisis - they are 
using sundry mechanisms of hybrid wars, broadening 
their expansion ----- and fomenting managed chaos. 
The tentacles of this octopus.... have already got 
a stranglehold on Ukraine. The Bandera clique 
was brought to power in Kiev, in order to
impose economic bondage on the 
fraternal country, to strengthen 
the anti-Russian alliance in 
Eastern Europe and form 
the “Baltic-Black Sea 
cordon sanitaire.''

Paulo Coelho:
''Everybody is a political person, whether 
you say something, or you are silent.  A 
political attitude is not whether you go
to parliament; it's how you deal with
your life, with your surroundings.''

Bobby Fischer:

''The United States is evil. It has to be brought down,
it has to be eliminated from the world scene. 
They are the ones who have made
the world the hell that it is.''

Henry de Montherlant:
''A single nation that has succeeded in lowering
intelligence, the morality, the quality of the
race, almost throughout the globe, is
phenomenon never before experienced 
since the beginning of time. I accuse 
the United States of being in a 
constant state of crime 
against humanity.”  

Mahatma Jyotirao Phule:

''True education signifies empowering
others and leaving the world a little 
better than the one we found.''

Simone Weil:

''Human beings are so made, that the ones who 
do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person 
crushed, who feels what is happening. 
Unless one has placed oneself on 
the side of the oppressed 
- to feel with them - one
cannot understand.''

William Hazlitt:

''If you think you can win, you can win. 
Faith is necessary to victory.'

 Ella Josephine Baker:
“In order for us - as poor and oppressed people - 
to become part of a society that is meaningful, 
the system under which we now exist has to 
be radically changed... It means facing a 
system that does not lend itself to your 
needs and devising means by which 
you change that system.”

Tony Benn:
''Unlike civil laws --- economic laws are imposed on 
people with all the authority of immutable laws of
nature. But the economy is created by people, 
and supported by government intervention, 
by regulation, statute and subsidy, and 
implemented in such a way, that it 
gives substantial wealth and 
power to a privileged few, 
while a majority face a 
life of relentless work, 
stress -- and periodic 
financial insecurity.''

Nicholas Murray Butler:
''Fundamentally, the force that rules the world --- is conduct, 
whether it be moral or immoral. If it is moral, at least there 
may be hope for the world. If immoral, there is not only 
no hope, but no prospect of anything but destruction 
of all that has been accomplished during the last 
5,000 years.''

Augustine of Canterbury:
''He that is kind...  is free, though he is a slave; 
he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.''

Tony Benn:
''If we can find the money to kill people, 
we can find the money to help people.''

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (4/3/23):
“The collapse of U.S. influence over Saudi Arabia, and the
Kingdom’s new alliances with China and Iran are painful 
emblems of the abject failure of the Neocon strategy of
maintaining U.S. global hegemony --- with aggressive
projections of military power. China has displaced 
the US Empire --- by deftly projecting, instead, 
economic power. Over the past decade, our 
country has spent trillions - bombing roads, 
ports, bridges, and airports. China - spent 
the equivalent, building the same across
the developing world.  The Ukraine war 
----- is the final collapse of the Neocon's 
short-lived ‘American Century.’ Neocon
projects in Iraq and Ukraine have cost
$8.1 trillion, hollowed out our middle 
class, made a laughingstock of U.S.  
military power and moral authority, 
pushed China and Russia - into an 
invincible alliance, destroyed the 
dollar as the global currency ---- 
cost millions of lives.. and done 
nothing to advance democracy 
or win friendships, or influence.”

Dame Edna:
“You mustn’t judge Australia
by the Australians.”

Thomas Lipscomb, domigood.com 5/3/23):
“If Zelensky’s cowardice, allows America’s foreign policy
neocon scum, to push Ukraine into a doomed offensive,
it will be the most wasted effusion of blood yet, in this
catastrophic ‘proxy war.’ And... it will be the most 
disgraceful ending possible, to the Neocon’s 30 
years ‘forever war’ that dropped the US from a 
half century illusion of dominant hegemony, 
to an also ran ---- with an obsolete defense 
establishment, and a wrecked economy 
---- all in less than 2 years.”

Sir John Davies:
I know my soul has power to know all things,
Yet she is blind and ignorant in all:
I know I'm one of Nature's little kings,
Yet to the least and vilest things am thrall.
I know my life's a pain and but a span;
I know my sense is mocked in everything;
And, to conclude, I know myself a Man ---
Which is a proud and yet a wretched thing.

Ayn Rand:
 "Whenever destroyers appear among men
 they first corrupt the monetary system." 

Bertolt Brecht:
“First of all, they came to take the gypsies
and I was happy because they pilfered.
Then they came to take the Jews and
I said nothing, because they were 
unpleasant to me.
Then they came to take homosexuals,
and I was relieved, because they 
were annoying me.
Then they came to take the Communists,
and I said nothing because I was not 
a Communist.
One day they came to take me,
and there was nobody left 
to protest.''

Albert Einstein:
''The world is in greater peril from those 
who tolerate or encourage evil, than 
from those who actually commit it''

Maxim Gorky:
''Let us not search for the guilty ones 
only among others, let us speak the
bitter truth: we are all guilty ..each 
and every one of us.''
''The most beautiful words... in the 
English language are 'not guilty'.''

Alexander Lebed:

"There are no impossible tasks, 
no hopeless situations."

Angela Davis:
“I don't think we can rely on governments, 
regardless of who is in power --- to do the 
work that only mass movements can do.”

Ernestine Rose:
''There is ten times more in the world --- than would 
maintain all in yet unknown luxury. Yet, how much 
misery there is in our midst; not because there is 
not enough, but owing to the misdirection of it.''

Jack London:
“Please remember - I am talking about the world as it is. 
Those men who act without thinking, and the men who 
both think and act, are the ones who mould the world. 
The man who thinks and does not act - never moulds 
the world. He may think that he does - but that, too, 
is only a thought, the thought of a deedless, 
actionless thinker.”

William Godwin:
''Love conquers all difficulties, surmounts 
all obstacles, and effects what, to any 
other power, would be impossible.''

Serbian Colonel General Ratko Mladic:
''I wonder, if France really wants to create a Muslim 
state in Europe, why don't they empower them to 
do this, in Paris or Britain?''

Sir Gerald Kaufman, UK MP, raised as an Orthodox Jew, 
and who bitterly complained after visiting Gaza in 2009:
"My grandmother was ill in bed --- when the Nazis came to her
home town.  A German soldier shot her dead in her bed.  My 
grandmother did not die to provide cover for Israeli soldiers 
murdering Palestinian grandmothers in Gaza.  The present 
Israeli government ruthlessly and cynically exploits the 
continuing guilt from gentiles, over the slaughter of 
Jews in the Holocaust, as a justification for their
murder of Palestinians."  

Colonel Jacques Hogard:
''Europe Died When NATO Illegally
Ripped Out Serbia's Heart 
in 1999'' 

Yanis Varoufakis:
''John Stuart Mill, a British philosopher and political 
economist, warned us in 1863, ‘It is better to be a 
human being dissatisfied, than a pig satisfied, 
better to be a Socrates dissatisfied, than a 
fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, 
are of a different opinion, that is 
because they know only their 
side of the story.’''

Chairman of the CC CPRF, 
Head of CPRF State Duma 
Gennady Zyuganov:
We must be aware of the fact that the world is entering a period of 
political & socio-economic upheavals. They have been triggered 
by the irreversible crisis of the American project of neo-liberal 
global expansion. With the United States on the threshold of 
a veritable civil war, the turbulence is becoming still more 
dangerous. The presidential elections in the USA.... may 
trigger a new spiral. The prospect of the collapse of the
political, financial and economic foundations of global 
capitalism.. is emerging on the world agenda. To keep 
steady at the historical turning point, not to be buried 
under the rubble of a decrepit system, to ensure our
independence and development – our peoples can 
do this, only in close alliance with each other.

Aneurin Bevan:
''How can wealth persuade poverty to use its political power 
to keep wealth in power? Here lies the whole art of 
Conservative politics in the twentieth century.''

John Hersey:
''The reality is that changes are coming... 
They must come. You must share in 
bringing them.'' 

Dr. Haidar Abdul Shafi:
''We have seen you anguish over the transformation of 
your sons and daughters into instruments of a blind 
and violent occupation - and we are sure that at no 
time did you envisage such a role for the children 
whom you thought.. would forge your future. We 
have seen you look back in deepest sorrow, at 
the tragedy of your past and look on in horror 
at the disfigurement of the victim turned 
oppressor. Not for this... have you 
nurtured your hopes, dreams 
and your offspring.''

John Cheever:

“Our country is the best country in the world.. We are 
swimming in prosperity and our President is the best
president in the world. We have -- larger apples and 
better cotton & faster & more beautiful machines. 
This makes us the greatest country in the world. 
Unemployment is a myth. Dissatisfaction is a 
fable. In preparatory school, America is
beautiful. It is the gem of the ocean, 
and it is too bad. It is bad, because 
people believe it all. Because they 
become indifferent. Because they 
marry and reproduce and vote 
and they know nothing.”

John Cheever:
“Long ago when they first invented the atomic bomb 
people used to worry about its going off and killing 
everybody, but they didn't know that mankind has 
enough dynamite right in his guts, to tear the 
f***ing planet to pieces.”

Liam Norton, on trial for shutting 
down Murdoch's printworks,
to #FreeThePress:
"The only response is to show contempt, 
as you show contempt to this planet, 
and to ordinary citizens' right to 
try and expose criminality."

Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Chair,
Mehdi Mohammad Hussein al-Mashat:

“The US and British governments, the Zionist 
regime, and most of the Western & Eastern
countries --- have been trying to obliterate
 the Palestinian cause.”

G. K. Chesterton:
''I do not believe in a fate that falls on men, 
however they act; but I do believe
in a fate that falls on them,
unless they act.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
The problem of the Negro race first came into being in America, 
by the extermination of the aboriginal Red Skins, then, by the
transplantation of natives of Africa, to fill the void created, 
and at present it is confounded with the Colonial problem 
which is its ultimate phase and which is now shown by 
the absolute negation of the rights to property by 
Negroes, by negation of their civil rights—since 
their civil personality is not recognized, by the 
negation of their possibilities of evolution, by 
deceit, by calumnies which induce the world
to believe --- that this race is irremediably 
condemned to inferiority, to stagnate... 
 in ignorance, brutality, and violence - 
all of which is contrary --- not to 
experience --- since you have 
never attempted ---- in good 
faith, this experience -- but
to that which we 
know ----
we  ...who 
have lived with
 our fathers & our mothers,
brothers, our sisters:,
who know - that they 
are also men & women.''

 Rabindranath Tagore FRAS:
''The water in a vessel is sparkling; 
the water in the sea is dark. The 
small truth has words which 
are clear; the great truth 
has great silence.

Harry S. Truman:
''You want a friend 
in Washington? 
Get a dog.''

John Woolman:

''There is a principle... which is pure, placed in the 
human mind which, in different places and ages, 
has had different names. It is, however, pure.... 
and proceeds from God. It is deep and inward, 
confined to no forms of religion nor excluded 
from any, where the heart stands in perfect 
sincerity.  In whomsoever this takes root 
and grows, of what nation soever, they 
become brothers -- in the best sense
of the expression.''

Charles Sumner:
''There is beauty in art, in literature, in science, and in 
every triumph of intelligence, all of which I covet for 
my country; but there is a higher beauty still — in 
relieving the poor, in elevating the downtrodden 
and being a succour to the oppressed. There 
is true grandeur in an example of justice, in 
making the rights of all.. the same as our 
own, and beating down the prejudice, 
like Satan, under our feet.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''It's necessary that you should no longer allow yourself to be put 
to sleep by this chloroform in strong doses - in doses in bulk -
which from time to time, in flights of oratory, members of 
Parliament, and sometimes their supreme chief.. 
administer you.''

Louise Erdrich:
“We are never so poor, that we cannot bless 
another human being, are we? So it is that 
every evil, whether moral or material, 
results in good. You'll see.”

Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun Magazine:
"According to Judaism ------ a person without compassion
claims to be Jewish cannot be considered Jewish.
I mourn..... for the Judaism of love and kindness, 
peace and generosity, that Israel worshipers 
dismiss as a Utopian fantasy."

Mary Wollstonecraft:
''The same energy of character which 
renders a man a daring villain, would 
have rendered him useful in society 
- had that society been 
well organized.''

Lion Feuchtwanger:
''Both the historian and the novelist view history 
as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and 
determined to make judgments, which is 
up against a vast and densely packed 
majority of the blind, who are led by 
their instincts and unable to think
for themselves.''

Gustav Stresemann:
''No change in the balance of political parties 
can alter the general determination: that 
no class should be excluded from 
contributing to and sharing
responsibility for, 
the state.''

Zhu Xi:
The Master said - "Danger comes from being 
at ease in one's position. Death, comes from 
preserving one's existence. Disorder comes 
from one who rules. Therefore, the superior 
person is at ease yet doesn't forget danger; 
survives yet doesn't forget death; rules yet 
doesn't forget disorder. This is how his life 
can be easeful --- and his country can be

On February 26th, 2014, Viktor Yanukovych:
"I can't find words to characterise this new authority. 
These are people who advocate violence - the 
Ukrainian parliament is illegitimate". 

Nicholas Murray Butler:
''Many people's tombstones 
should read.. 'Died at 30.
Buried at 60.

Hamshahri newspaper:
'''Many argue that the blazing fire of an armed conflict near 
European borders --- is needed only by the United States, 
which has always sought to weaken Russia --- trying to 
achieve this by proxy.. and at the expense of conflicts
along its borders. So in whose geopolitical interests 
will be the increase in the production of weapons 
on a large scale, which is called for by European 
officials and commissioners --- at all levels?'' 

Patch Adams:
''I have often found that mental patients who 
are given love, creativity, and community,
find the peace that they are reaching 
out for.''

John Cheever:
''Wisdom, we know, is the knowledge of
good and 
evil --- not the strength

to choose between the two.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''For us, all races are as welcome as the magnificent bloom 
of spring. We do not understand --- that colour enters into 
intellectual or moral expositions; we do not understand 
that colour intervenes in economic questions ------  we 
understand nothing, of the egotistical and barbarous 
aims sought by certain civilized people who believe
that civilization can only reach its zenith --- by 
ignoring original laws, and by debasing and 
enslaving men who have the natural right 
to live, to evolve, and to attain the full 
expression of their being.''

Proverbs 22:7: 
“The rich rule over the poor, and the 
borrower is the slave of the lender”. 

Political philosopher Alasdair 
MacIntyre ---- in 'After Virtue':
“In the absence of traditions, moral debate 
is out of joint; and becomes a theatre of 
illusions in which simple indignation &
mere protest, occupy centre stage.”

President Xi, in 2013:
“Why did the Soviet Union disintegrate? Why did the
Communist Party of the Soviet Union fall to pieces?
To completely repudiate the historical experience 
of the Soviet Union, to repudiate the history of 
the CPSU, to repudiate Lenin, to repudiate 
Stalin ------- was to wreak chaos on Soviet 
ideology & engage in historical nihilism.”

President Putin:
“(China) managed in the best possible way --- in my 
opinion, to use the levers of central administration
(to spur) the development of a market economy. 
The Soviet Union did nothing like this and the 
results of an ineffective economic policy 
impacted the political sphere.”

Alexander Lebed on how NATO acts:
"Like a big drunken hooligan 
in a kindergarten who says 
he will hit anyone he likes."

Augustine of Canterbury:
''If we live good lives, the times are also 
good.  As we are, such are the times.''

Dr. Haidar Abdul Shafi:
''The settlements must stop - now. Peace cannot be waged 
while Palestinian land is confiscated in myriad ways and 
the status of the Occupied Territories is being decided 
each day by Israeli bulldozers and barbed wire. This 
is not simply a position; it is an irrefutable reality.'' 

Richard Bach:
The meaning I picked -- the
one that changed
 my life: 
Overcome fear,
behold wonder.''

Al Sharpton:
''Civilians are arrested every single day - including 
innocent ones - and they must wait until their day
in court in order to argue their side of the story. 
Police officers must be subjected to the
same rules.''

Woody Guthrie:
“I hate a song that makes you think that you are not any good.
I hate a song that makes you think you are just born to lose.
Bound to lose. No good to nobody. No good for nothing. 
Because you are too old or too young or too fat or too 
slim or too ugly or too this or too that. Songs that run 
you down - or poke fun at you on account of your bad
luck, or hard travelling. I am out to fight those songs 
to my very last breath of air & my last drop of blood. 
I'm out to sing songs that will prove to you that this
is your world and that, if it has hit you pretty hard 
& knocked you for a dozen loops, no matter what 
colour, what size you are, how you are built, I am 
out to sing the songs that make you take pride 
in yourself -- and in your work. And the songs
that I sing, are made up for the most part by
all sorts of folks just about like you. I could 
hire out to the other side, the big money 
side, & get several dollars every week 
--- just to quit singing my own kind of 
songs & to sing the kind that knock 
you down still farther and the ones 
that poke fun at you even more, &
the ones that make you think that 
you've not got any sense at all. 
But I decided a long time ago,
that I would starve to death, 
before I'd sing any such 
songs as that. The radio 
waves & your movies & 
your jukeboxes, & your 
songbooks, are already 
loaded  down & running 
over with such no good 
songs as that, anyhow.”

Aretha Franklin:
''People... really don't have to give you 
anything, so appreciate what people 
give you. Every birthday is a gift. 
Every day is a gift.''

Mark Twain:
“The government of my country snubs honest simplicity 
but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have 
developed into a very capable pickpocket
 if I had remained in the public service
 a year or two.”

Alexis de Tocqueville:
“Society will develop a new kind of servitude which 
covers the surface of society with a network of 
complicated rules, through which, the most 
original minds - and the most energetic 
characters cannot penetrate. It does 
not tyrannise, but it compresses, 
enervates, extinguishes... and 
stupefies a people, until each 
nation is reduced to nothing 
better than a flock of timid 
& industrious animals, of 
which, the government 
is the shepherd.”

William Godwin:
''The true key of the universe, is love.''

Joe Klein:
''When Jennifer Rubin or Abe Foxman calls me antisemitic, 
they're wrong. I am anti-neoconservative. I think these 
people are following very perversely extremist 
policies and I really did believe that it was 
time for mainstream Jews to stand up
and say, "They don't represent us, 
they don't represent Israel." 

Tim Wise:
''If we dont figure out a way to create equity, 
real equity of opportunity and access to 
good schools, housing, health care, 
and decent paying jobs, we're not 
going to survive as a productive 
and healthy society.''

''He who postpones the hour of living rightly, 
is like the rustic who waits for the river
to run out... before he crosses.''

Yanis Varoufakis, Greek economist:
''Why.. did they force us to close the banks? 
To instil fear in people; and spreading fear, 
is called terrorism.''

John Masefield:
Laugh and be merry, remember, better the world with a song. 
 Better the world with a blow in the teeth of a wrong.

 Linus Pauling:
''We must not have a Nuclear war. We must begin to solve 
international disputes by the application of man's power 
of reason, in a way that is worthy of the dignity of man. 
We must solve them by arbitration, negotiation --- and 
the development of international law, the making of 
international agreements that will do justice to all 
nations and to all peoples ------ and will benefit all 
nations and all people. Now is the time to start.

Francis Lieber:
''Races are very often invented from
  ignorance, or for evil purposes.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
We, Negroes of Africa, we raise our indignant protestation against 
the fate of our brothers in America. Shame to those Americans 
who feign to be civilized, but who have not yet condemned, by
law, the outrage of lynching, and who continue to torture 15 
millions of our brothers! Let the so-called civilized nations 
stop a wholesale trade of Negroes by the purchase and 
sale of Colonies -- after having condemned the slave 
trade in detail! No more transfer of territories with 
their inhabitants, as that recently effected by 
Denmark! This is the most modern, and the 
most monstrous form, of the slave trade.

Cesar Chavez:
''Though many of the poor have come to see the 
affluent middle class as its enemy, that class 
actually stands between the poor and 
the real powers in this society - the 
administrative octopus with its 
head in Washington, the 
conglomerates, the 
military complex.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
What do we want in the Colonies—we subjects—or, by special 
favour and grudgingly made, citizens? We want the laws that 
concentrate and codify despotism repealed. There are no 
half- measures! A new constitution is needed in the 
Colonies. When a member is gangrenous, it is 
necessary to intervene quickly; remove the 
member by amputation. That’s what the 
surgeon does. If it happens... that he 
hesitates, lingers, delays, ignorant
pain is aggravated—the disease 
gains ground, then an ignorant 
adventurer takes a scalpel
- and wounds the healthy 
organ, while attempting 
to remove the affected 

As positions in the transitional government 
went to representatives of the neo-fascist 
group, Svoboda, which was condemned 
by the EU, in 2012, Viktor Yanukovych:
 "Have you become blind? Have 
you forgotten what fascism is?"

George Sand:
''Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a 
condition of intellectual magnificence, to which 
we must cling, as to a treasure, and not 
squander on our way through life, in 
the small coin of empty words, or
in exact and priggish argument.'' 

Indonesia's President Sukarno:
''What can we do? We can do much! We can inject the voice
of reason --- into world affairs. We can mobilise all the 
spiritual, all the moral, all the political strength of 
Asia & Africa on the side of peace. Yes, we! We,
the peoples of Asia and Africa, 1,400,000,000 
strong, far more than half the human 
population of the world --- we can 
mobilise what I have called the 
Moral Violence of Nations in 
favour of peace.''

 ''We can demonstrate to the minority of the world which lives
 on the other continents, that we, the majority are for peace,
 not for war, and that whatever strength we have will always
 be thrown on to the side of peace.''

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS:
''Faith is the bird that feels the light 
when the dawn is still dark.''

Patch Adams:
''Take a close look at the part that "love" plays in your 
life. Make an inventory of love: people, things, ideas, 
experiences. Try to live your gratitude.''

Oswald Spengler:
"Democracy has become a weapon of moneyed interests. It 
uses the media to create the illusion that there is consent 
from the governed. The press today is an army with 
carefully organized weapons, the journalists its 
officers, the readers, its soldiers. The reader 
neither knows nor is supposed to know, the 
purposes for which he is used and the role 
he is to play. The notion of democracy is 
often no different - than living under a 
plutocracy, or a government by 
wealthy elites."

Dietrich Bonhoeffer:
''Silence in the face of evil is evil itself.''

W. E. B. Du Bois:
“Beneath the Veil lay right and wrong, vengeance and love, 
and sometimes throwing aside the veil, a soul of sweet 
Beauty and Truth stood revealed.”

Daniel Ellsberg:
''Nixon did have a secret plan, and I knew 
that it involved making threats --- of
war to North Vietnam.''

Angela Davis:
“Prisons do not disappear social problems, they 
disappear... human beings. Homelessness,
unemployment, drug addiction, mental 
illness, and illiteracy, are only a few 
of the problems.. that disappear
from public view --- when the 
human beings contending 
with them are relegated 
to cages.”

Huey P. Newton

''The imperialistic or capitalistic system occupies areas. 
They occupy them --- by sending soldiers there, by 
sending policeman there. These policemen - or 
soldiers, are only a gun in the establishment's 
hand. They make the racist secure --- in his 
racism. The gun in the establishment's 
hand --- makes the establishment 
secure in its exploitation.''

The Global Times:
"History teaches us, that the decline of a
hegemon often begins with its currency." 

Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew: 
“For America to be displaced by an Asian people long despised 
and dismissed with contempt as decadent, feeble, corrupt and
inept, is emotionally very difficult to accept. The sense of
cultural supremacy of the Americans, will make this 
adjustment most difficult.”

Doug Rokke, the US Army's health physicist, who oversaw 

a partial clean up of depleted uranium bomb fragments in
Kuwait, is now sick. His body registers 5,000 times the 
level of radiation considered “safe”:
“There can be no reasonable doubt about this. As a result 
of the heavy metal and radiological poison of DU, people 
in southern Iraq are experiencing respiratory problems,
kidney problems, and cancers. Members of my own 
team have died, or are dying, from cancer.”

M. K. Bhadrakumar:
''The NATO declared last year that seven NATO countries 
contributed  dual-capable aircraft to the nuclear sharing
 mission. These countries are believed to be -- the US, 
Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey and 
Greece. And all --- are signatories to the NPT! 
Welcome to the “rules based order”! What 
is perfectly permissible to the West is 
forbidden for Russia!''

Mark Twain:
“Who are the oppressors? The few: the king, the capitalist 
and a handful of other overseers and superintendents. 
Who are the oppressed? The many: the nations of 
the earth; the valuable personages; the workers; 
they that make the bread that the soft-handed 
and idle eat.”

Simón Bolívar:
''God grants victory to perseverance.''

 M. K. Bhadrakumar:
''The crux of the matter is, as with the Cuban missile crisis
of 1962 the Russian decision on tactical nuclear weapons
in Belarus is retaliatory --- drawing attention to the US
missiles stationed close to its borders. (An estimated
100 nuclear weapons, are stored in vaults in five
European countries, 
Belgium, Germany, Italy,
the Netherlands....  and Turkey.)'' 

''Worse still the US practices a controversial arrangement 
known as “nuclear sharing” -- in which it installs nuclear
equipment on fighter jets of ''select'' non-nuclear NATO 
countries --- and trains their pilots to carry out nuclear
strikes with US nuclear bombs.'' 

Daniel Berrigan: 

''Our apologies, good friends, for the fracture 
of good order, the burning of paper, instead 
of children. How many must die before our 
voices are heard, how many must be 
tortured, dislocated, starved, 
maddened? When, at what
 point, will you say no
 to this war?'

President Putin:
"The Soviet Union once withdrew its troops from Germany - and
ended the de facto occupation of the country. The Americans,
as you know, do not, they continue to occupy Germany. But
the point is that the Europeans, in my opinion, have lost 
the gene of independence, sovereignty, and national 
interest.  The more they are hit on the nose, or on 
the top of the head ----- the lower they bend, and 
smile more broadly. Everything -- in my opinion 
-- will change sometime.. but when it will
it's still difficult to say now.
Sometimes I 
think that whatever
they are told from 
they will do." 

Foreign Affairs Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova:
''Recently, the Verkhovna Rada approved in the first reading, the 
bill: "On Strengthening Democratic Civil Control over the Armed 
Forces of Ukraine". It restricts the ability of military personnel 
to participate in the political life of the country. Clear. The
political life of the Kiev regime, is something sacred and
belongs to those who occupied the offices on Bankova
Street. And those to whom the Kiev regime, together 
with V.A. Zelensky, arranged their fate and form
their reality as cannon fodder, should not care
about any management institutions and the 
implementation of such opportunities. 
They, will be prohibited from such 
options as becoming deputies at
any level -- or of making public 
statements. They, are limited 
in any manifestation of their 
own opinion on domestic 
political issues.'' 

Italy's Defence Minister:
“In recent years, 366 Italian military personnel have died, 
and 7,500 have taken sick, with conditions potentially 
linked to depleted uranium, prompting courts in Italy 
to demand compensation, despite denials from 
military officials, that any link existed.”

Chris Hedges:
''The pimps of war, leaping from fiasco to fiasco, cling to the
chimera of U.S. global supremacy. The dance macabre will 
not stop until we publicly hold them accountable for their 
crimes, ask those we have wronged for forgiveness and 
give up our lust for uncontested global power. The day 
of reckoning, vital if we are to protect what is left of 
our anemic democracy and curb the appetites of 
the war machine, will only come when we build 
mass anti-war organizations that demand an 
end to the imperial folly threatening to 
extinguish life on the planet.''

Margarita Simonyan:
''People who throw bound women into the moat --- after 
shooting them – The Hague has no complaints about 
them. People who bullied our servicemen --- The 
Hague has no complaints against them. People
who shot at houses in Mariupol – The Hague 
has no complaints about them. The Hague 
has no complaints --- about those who 
started all this.. in 2014. There are 
complaints: against Maria Lvova-
Belova, for taking out children 
from orphanages from under 
shelling, evacuating them – 
and now -- The Hague will 
chase after her, for this.'' 

Dmitry Medvedev: 
“The behaviour of Washington and others, this year 
- is the last warning to all nations; there can be no 
business with the Anglo-Saxon world: it is a thief, 
a swindler, a card-sharp, that could do anything.”

Ugandan foreign minister, Jeje Odongo, Feb. 28th, 2023:
“We were colonized and forgave those who colonized 
us. Now, the colonizers are asking us to be enemies 
of Russia, who never colonized us. Is that fair? Not 
for us. Their enemies are their enemies. Our 
friends are our friends.”

Namibia’s P.M. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila:
“We, are promoting a peaceful resolution of the 
Ukraine conflict -- so that the entire world and 
all the resources of the world can be focused 
on improving the conditions of people around 
the world -- instead of being spent on 
acquiring weapons, killing people,
and actually creating hostilities.”

Edward Young:
''A God all mercy, is a God unjust.''

Ms. Alena Douhan, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the 
negative impact of unilateral coercive measures:
"Secondary sanctions or threats of secondary 
sanctions and civil and criminal penalties,
are illegal."

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang: 
"The United States talks a lot about following rules. 
But imagine two athletes competing in an Olympic 
race. If one athlete, instead of focusing on giving 
one's best, always tries to trip or even injure the 
other, that is not fair competition, but malicious 
confrontation and a foul!" 

Cong Yi professor of Finance & Economics Tianjin University:
"Unlike the West's approach of exploitation, China stresses
cooperation and win-win results. While the US is making 
all kinds of noise.. in the short term, China's mutually 
beneficial and win-win development, is in line with 
the development interests of most countries
therefore, will be welcomed."

Caitlin Johnstone:
''They don’t work so hard to manufacture our consent because
it’s fun for them, they work so hard to manufacture 
our consent, because they require our consent. 
So it’s important that we don’t give it to them.
It’s important that we forcefully oppose the 
global conflict the US-centralized empire
is pushing us all towards, and that we 
vocally decry the propaganda that’s 
being used to grease the wheels 
of that depraved agenda.''
''Ultimately the powerful have no answer to the problem that 
there are a whole lot more of us than there are of them and 
that there’s really nothing they can do if we decide not to 
be ruled by them anymore.''
''Sooner or later, the giant that these monsters have been 
keeping in a propaganda-induced coma, is going to start 
stirring. We’re going to have to wake up sooner or later, 
& because of the stakes involved, it is very important
that we do everything we can, to try and make sure 
that it is sooner.''

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Tuesday: 
"If the US does not hit the brake but continues 
to speed down the wrong path, no amount of 
guardrails can prevent derailing, and there 
will surely be conflict and confrontation."

President Kennedy's American University
speech in 1963, ended with these words: 
“We must do our part to build a world of peace 
where the weak are safe and the strong are 
just. We are not helpless before that task 
or hopeless for its success. Confident 
and unafraid, we must labour on 
towards a strategy of peace.”

In October 2022 Cambridge University harmonized 
137 countries' surveys on their attitudes towards 
the West and towards Russia and China: 
''Of 6.3 billion people who live outside the West, 
66% feel positively towards Russia - and 70% 
feel positively towards China. Of the 66% 
feeling positive about Russia 75% are in 
South Asia, 68% in Francophone Africa,
 62% in S.E. Asia. Opinion of Russia 
remains positive, in Saudi Arabia, 
Malaysia, India, Pakistan 
and Vietnam.'' 

Evan Reif, explaining post-war W. Germany:
''The state machinery once called the Greater German 
Reich, had now simply been absorbed into a new 
structure, now called the North Atlantic Treaty
Organization (NATO). Now in the position of 
the deputy, Ernst Albrecht took on the 
same role his boss had in the 1940s, 
this time with “blood and soil”
replaced with “European 

Ernst Albrecht, father of Ursula von 
der Leyen (born Ursula Albrecht):
“If we succeed in bringing people of above-average
capabilities to governance, an autocracy, or the
rule of the few, will be able to create a better 
order, than the rule of the people.” 

Richard Darré, Ernst Albrecht's Nazi S.S. boss: 
“By blitzkrieg -- before autumn -- we shall be the absolute
masters of two continents, a new aristocracy of German
masters will be created…. slaves assigned to it. These 
slaves to be their property and to consist of landless, 
non-German nationals. We actually have in mind, a 
modern form of medieval slavery, which we must 
and will introduce, because we urgently need it -
in order to fulfill our great tasks. These slaves 
will by no means be denied the blessings of 
illiteracy; higher education will, in future, 
be reserved only for the German 
population of Europe.”  

India’s foreign minister, S. Jaishankar: 
“Europe has to grow out of the mindset that Europe’s 
problems are the world’s problems, but the world’s
problems are not Europe’s problems.”

Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Executive Director, Task Force 
on National & Homeland Security. October 31, 2020:
''The one mission that makes the most sense for Poseidon,
not mentioned by Russia, is trailing and destroying at-sea
SSBNs. Nuclear-powered Poseidon -- could tail SSBNs for
months or years - waiting outside ports for their target to
resume patrols. Artificially intelligent Poseidon, could be
programmed - to recognize the acoustic signature of its 
target submarine, & detonate on command. The lethal 
radius of a 100-megaton warhead against submarines 
--- is over 100 kilometres. Russia plans to deploy 32 
Poseidons. Perhaps not coincidentally -- enough to 
assign two Poseidons to tail each of 12 Columbia 
SSBNs and 8 Poseidons to target the 8 SSBNs of
allies Britain and France."

Robert Freeman:
''Last year, the ruble reached its highest exchange rate
in history. Russia’s 2022 trade surplus of $227 billion, 
was up 86 percent from 2021. The U.S.’ trade deficit
over the same period, rose 12.2 percent, and is
 approaching $1 trillion.''

Uriel Araujo, researcher, on Nord Stream:
''In Germany - right now - only Die Linke has supported 
AfD calls for an investigation.. but more voices within 
the German broader political spectrum are expected
 to join them.''

President Xi Jinping, in June 2022:
“As important emerging markets --- and major developing
countries, the BRICS nations should take responsibility 
and take action --- to bring positive, stabilizing and 
constructive forces to the world. It is necessary 
to uphold justice, equality and solidarity and
reject hegemony, bullying and division.” 

John Jay Chapman:  
''There are lots of people who cannot think 
deeply ------ without damaging their minds.'

Cymraeg {Welsh} actor, Richard Burton: 
It made me feel, what strong, what 
wonderful people, do I come from,
that they helped to give me my 
form, my strength”.

Pepe Escobar:
''...were Tehran to play hardball, the US Navy or military 
could never keep the Strait of Hormuz open – by the 
admission of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff. Oil prices
in this case, would rise to possibly thousands of 
dollars a barrel, according to Goldman Sachs 
oil derivative experts – and that would 
crash the entire world economy.''

Feofan, priest tortured in Ukrainian captivity: 
“I am confident - that Russia is in the process of 
writing a new chronicle of its greatness, in the 
best sense of the word. The fate of the world 
is being decided in Donbass --- right now. 
We all realized that, in 2014, but we 
understand it even more clearly, 
right now.”


''The USA is basically a fiat printing 
press - masquerading as a country.''

Tsar Nicholas II:
''Tell everyone that the evil that is in the world 
will grow even stronger, but that it is not evil 
that will triumph, but love.''

William Schryver:
''The US empire’s most acute concern in recent years
had been the discernible advance of Russo-German 
reconciliation and economic collaboration. Going 
back over a century, this prospect... has always 
been understood as the single greatest threat 
to Anglo-American dominance of the western 
world, and hence a development that must 
be arrested before it can ever 
gain momentum.''

William Schryver:
''The [US] imperial masters do not hold genuine aspirations 
to spread righteousness and prosperity around the world. 
As with all declining empires that preceded this one, 
the imperial elite aspire to dominion as an end per 
se. It is the self-satisfaction of unquestioned 
primacy, that is the ultimate wellspring of
all their actions - at least insofar as the 
apparatus of tribute and plunder 
remains adequately intact.
''Therefore, in the context of a “collective security
architecture” in Europe, it is not the alleged
threat of despotic Russian expansionism 
that has motivated imperial actions, but 
rather.. the thought that the Europeans 
themselves would agree to a mutually 
satisfactory multilateral security 
arrangement -- and then firmly
request..  that the Americans
finally take all their military
toys and go home.
''Concerningly, it has become increasingly evident that 
the empire would rather rule over the ashes and 
rubble of Europe than permit its constituent 
nations to reclaim their sovereignty on 
their own terms, and by their 
own volition.''

''When I was a kid in High School, there was one big 
guy who was bullying his classmates.. a different 
one everyday, slapping them for no reason, etc..  
One day - one did not want to take it anymore &
jumped to his neck choking him; both fell to the 
ground but he kept the choking. Then all of the 
classmates jumped in and started beating and 
kicking the bullying guy and nearly killed him.
He never returned ------ dropped out of school.
That, is what the world needs to do with the 
US. The world is sick of these US criminals.
The US ---- has no interest in cooperation,
together etc, in their delusion,
they think they 
are entitled to subdue
the world ------- 
and rule the planet.''

Charles Mackay:
What might be done if men were wise —
What glorious deeds, my suffering brother,
Would they unite,
In love and right,
And cease their scorn of one another?
Oppression's heart might be imbued
With kindling drops of loving-kindness,
And knowledge pour,
From shore to shore,
Light on the eyes of mental blindness.
All slavery, warfare, lies, and wrongs,
All vice and crime might die together;
And wine and corn,
To each man born,
Be free as warmth in summer weather.
The meanest wretch that ever trod,
The deepest sunk in guilt and sorrow,
Might stand erect
In self-respect,
And share the teeming world to-morrow.
What might be done? This might be done,
And more than this, my suffering brother —
More than the tongue
Ever said or sung,
If men were wise and loved each other.

Serbia's Colonel General Ratko Mladic:
''I think it is time for all peace-loving people 
of this world, to start pondering where all
this leads. I think it's high time that the 
weapons in this part of the world, 
and all over the world, were 

George Washington:
''My first wish, is to see this plague 
of mankind, war, banished from
 the earth.''

August Strindberg:
“There are poisons that blind you, 
and poisons that open your eyes.”

Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham and Rainham:
''We bet the ranch on the private oligopoly of house 
builders, but it’s in their interests to bank land and 
ration housing, so that house prices continue to 
rocket. So you have a structural undersupply, 
at the same time as we live longer and 
decouple earlier.''

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS:
''I slept and dreamt that life was joy. 
I awoke and saw that life was service.
 I acted and behold, service was joy.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''We demand respect for the territorial integrity and the national
independence of the rare African states... or states of African 
origin, which still possess their autonomy. Abyssinia, Liberia, 
Haiti and St. Domingo, are striking proofs of the organizing 
and political genius of Negroes, notwithstanding their
 persistant sabotage by nations eager for conquest.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''It is sufficient to say that even today, in the Colonies, there 
are Administrators who insert like suppositories, cartridges 
of dynamite in the natives, and order them to run; then 
suddenly the dynamite explodes -- and the natives are 
blown to pieces. This happens in the French colonies!''

Douglas Macgregor: 
''Russia is forcing Ukraine.. to 
stare annihilation in the face.''

Dmitry Medvedev:
“Soon, the Kyiv regime 
will have no sea at all.”  

US president, John Tyler:
''I should be pleased to see all the nations 
on the earth, prosperous and happy and 
rich, for it would furnish to me the best 
evidence of the prosperity of my 
native land.''

Harold Wilson:
''There is no future for Britain in a Little England 
philosophy. There is no future either, for 
anyone, in a Little Europe philosophy.''

G.K. Chesterton: 
“When the Founding Fathers talked about democracy
they did indeed mean, doubtless, the government of
the people, by the people, for the people. But they
meant the government of the people they knew, 
by the people they knew, for the people 
they knew.”

Zbigniew Brzezinski warned the USUK: 
“Potentially the most dangerous scenario would be 
a grand coalition between Russia, China and Iran.”

Former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski:
"Corruption and megalomania, have
brought Ukraine to its current state." 
Evo Morales:
“Superiority, is so important to them - the ability to 
dominate. It’s reprehensible that they don’t have 
a principle of humanity, of brotherhood. They 
are, instead, slaves to the policies of how 
to dominate.”

''At present.... the Ukraine is surrounded by nearly 700,000
Russian troops. As they are not taking part in the fighting 
in Bakhmut or anywhere else, it is assumed that they are
being held back -----  to form a future Army of Occupation 
after Bakhmut. They will restore freedom and normal life 
to every Ukrainian who wants to get rid of their Western
-enforced isolation.... and join a Free Ukraine allied with 
the Russian Federation and Belarus and the Free World 
of international organisations ---- like the EEU (the 
Eurasian Economic Union), BRICS, and the SCO. 
They all represent the seven billion ---- the 88% 
of the world who constitute the Global North, 
the Global South and the Global East. The 
million or two isolationists who do not 
want this, will flee across the Polish 
border ------ together with Zelensky 
and his corrupt clique ------ if they 
are still alive by then.''

Ukrainian writer Larisa Nitsoi tweets ------- Russia 
supporters must wear a red star on their clothes:
"...this is not segregation, we're not fascist Germany,
people just need to understand who is around them."

Mike Whitney:
"The plan to engage Russia militarily is a tacit 
admission: that the United States can no 
longer maintain its global dominance 
through economic or political 
means alone."

The new Czech President, General 
Pavel's, election campaign slogan: 
"It's time to use the big guns."

Humpty Dumpty: 
“When I use a word... it means just what I
choose it to mean, neither more nor less."

Mr Volodin, Speaker of the Duma:
"If Washington and the NATO countries supply 
weapons that will be used to strike civilian 
cities and attempt to seize our territories 
- as they threaten - this will lead to 
retaliatory measures -- using 
more powerful weapons."

Oleg Nesterenko:
''Since 2014, the beginning of the conflict provoked by
the US in Ukraine, through a coup d’état --- Russia has
got rid of almost all US debt. Whereas in 2010, Russia 
was one of the top 10 holders of U.S. Treasury bonds,
with over $176 billion, in 2015, it held only about $90 
billion, meaning that the total mass of these assets 
had almost halved, in 5 years. Today, Russia holds 
only about two billion in U.S. debt, an extremely
insignificant amount, comparable to the 
mathematical error of the global 
Treasury bond market.''

Maria Zakharova: 
''You in the West have long since lost any notion of true values 
based on love. It is impossible to believe, that the West is now
supplying German tanks - to where they have already brought 
so much trouble & suffering, killing tens of millions of people.
Like imagining - that you know what love, 
honour, conscience are, after all.''

Zakharova's visceral excoriation of Scholz:
''Perhaps the only thing more concerning and disgusting, 
than Germany sending its tanks to fight against Russia,
is the almost total lack of discussion within its media 
and political class --- their utter disregard for how 
Russia will perceive it, and - most of all - the 
total fecklessness and subordination of 
the German people, judging by the 
public's lack of reaction.''

India's Mahabharata: 
Q: “is it permitted to wage war against one’s brothers?” 
A: “It is permitted, but only if there is sorrow in your 

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 29/4/1938:

 "The first truth -- is that the liberty of a democracy is not
if the people tolerate the growth of private power
-- to a point 
where it becomes stronger... than their
democratic state itself. 
That, in its essence, is
Fascism: the ownership of Government 
an individual, by a group.... or by any
other controlling 
private power.

The second truth -- is that the liberty 
of a democracy 
isn't safe -- if its business system doesn't provide
employment and
 produce amd distribute goods
in such a way... as to sustain 
an acceptable
standard of living." 

Former US President Donald Trump, to Biden:
“First come the tanks --- then come the nukes. 
Get this crazy war ended, now. So easy to do.”

Scott Ritter: 
''NATO is a Suicide Pill for the World.
Pray that Russia Wins.''

Serbian President Vucic on West's current agenda:
"What worries me is that there is no longer a rational 
approach to solving problems. I saw this at the 
meeting with the Big Five. No matter what 
I said - and no matter what facts I gave -
no one wanted to listen to me. Reason 
no longer plays any role. They have 
their own agenda, and that is the 
defeat of Russia, and along the
way, anyone who gets in their
way......  will be mopped up."

Calgacus, in AD 84:
''Robbers of the world, having by their universal plunder 
exhausted the land, they rifle the deep. If the enemy is
rich, they are rapacious; if he is poor, they lust for 
control; neither the east nor the west has been 
able to satisfy them. Alone among men they 
covet with equal eagerness poverty and 
riches. To robbery, slaughter and 
plunder, they give the lying 
name of empire; they 
create a wilderness 
and call it peace.''

Bundestag (AfD) deputy Petr Bystron:

“You are bringing German tanks against Russia in Ukraine.
Your grandfathers already tried to do this then with the
Melniks and Banderas, as they do - again - now. And 
what is the result? Result, Russian tanks, are here 
in Berlin. And you pass by two of them every day 
on your way here. The Russians have over 
10,000 tanks and can mobilize 2 million 
men. Two hundred of our tanks are of 
no importance. This conflict cannot 
be won militarily."

Ursula von der Leyen: 
"When my own children join the armed forces, 
and it will be necessary to deploy them, then
I will indeed be afraid like any other mother."
Interviewer: "Is one of your 7
children in the armed forces?"
Ursula von der Leyen: "No, 

Giuseppe Biden: 
“18 FBI agents have verified - that Hunter
Biden’s laptop is Russian disinformation!”

Alexander Solzhenitsyn:
"We know... they are lying.
They know they are lying.
They know that we know 
they are lying. We know 
that they know that we
Know they are lying.
And still...... they 
continue to lie."

Vadym Prystaiko, Ukraine's Ambassador to the UK:
"Most of the weapons supplied to the Ukrainian Armed
Forces from Western countries are outdated, they just
expired. If you want to dispose of it ------- give it to us."

Oleg Nesterenko:
''Given the fact that -- despite the pressure of
unprecedented Western sanctions Russia 
continues to maintain both healthy state 
finances, an insignificant public debt, a
trade surplus, and no budget deficit --
the confrontation in Ukraine, cannot 
but be won by Russia --- in one form
or another. The irreversibility of the 
process --- makes it inadvisable to 
'substantially' revise US strategy
toward Ukraine, which could be 
reflected in an additional signif-
icant increase in quantitative 
and qualitative... military and 
financial support, especially
since such an initiative...... 
proportionally increases 
the risks ------ of nuclear 
strikes on US territory.''

Condoleezza Rice, then US secretary 
of state ----- in her 2014 TV interview: