“Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.”

Plato


“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins.”

H. L. Mencken


“He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.”

Theodor Adorno