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Quotes...

Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 11:37 am
by Louis P. Burns aka Lugh
"I find purer philosophy in a poem than in a
conclusion of geometry, a chemical analysis,
or a physical law."


Wilfred Owen ~ Poet and Soldier 1893 - 1918

Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2006 5:48 pm
by Louis P. Burns aka Lugh
"first they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak up,
because I wasn’t a communist.
then they came for the jews, and I didn’t speak up,
because I wasn’t a jew.
then they came for the catholics, and I didn’t speak up,
because I was a protestant.
then they came for me, and by that time
there was no one left to speak up for me."

          Rev. Martin Niemoller, 1945.

Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2006 12:52 am
by the_leander
People should not be afraid of their government, the government should be afraid of it's people.

Dunno who wrote it, but given the current power grabs by both the UK and US government recently, it somehow seemed fitting.

Oh, and V for Vendetta is a brilliant film.

From: Dead Man's Shoes 2004.

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:03 pm
by Louis P. Burns aka Lugh
    "God will forgive them.
    He'll forgive them and allow them into Heaven.

    I can't live with that."
The opening lines to the UK 2004 film;Hyperlinks in this post are © copyright of;
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http://www.britmovie.co.uk/features/app ... ows00.html

From: The Wind That Shakes The Barley.

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 9:06 pm
by Louis P. Burns aka Lugh
Damien:
    "I tried not to get into this war, and did,
    now I try to get out, and can't"
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