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Typographic quotation marks (top) versus straight quotation marks, or “dumb quotes” (bottom). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

‘When people are being beaten with a stick, they are not much happier if it is called The People’s Stick‘. –Mikhail Bakunin

“All eroticism has a sacramental character.” Georges BatailleErotism: Death and Sensuality (1962)

“There is no peace now, and there will never be peace, so long as one rules over another.” – Voltairine de Cleyre

“The border between the Real and the Unreal is not fixed, but just marks the last place where rival gangs of shamans fought each other to a standstill.” – Robert Anton Wilson

“My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved. Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking for others!” – Marquis de Sade

“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” – Douglas Adams

“Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.” – Terry Pratchett

“Talent was not rare; the ability to survive having it was.” – Neal Stephenson

“Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.”- Ayn Rand

“Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It’s the hardest thing in the world–to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.” – Ayn Rand

“Too much is always better than not enough.” – JR ‘Bob’ Dobbs

“Bullshit makes the flowers grow & that’s beautiful.” – Principia Discordia

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