George OrwellGeorge Orwell, [Eric Arthur Blair] (1903-1950) British author

George Orwell Quote

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”

George OrwellGeorge Orwell
~ George Orwell

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Mike, Norwalk

Ahhh yes, tell one of Mr. Obamunist Goodwrench the assassin's henchmen that you are a Christian that homeschools your kids, have guns, served your country proudly in the military, you've read the Constitution and love freedom - and - you will be put on a list where rights are taken away and soon you won't be heard from again (no charges, no parole).

J Carlton, Calgary

Exactly right Mike. The USA has stepped up to fill the void left by the fall of Soviet Communism. The coming USSA will be the next great historical failure...and we can place the blame squarely on the ignorance of the average American Socialist and the banksters who will profit.

jim k, Austin, Tx

In our nanny state, you shouldn't say anything that isn't politically correct.

Robin, Spokane

Unfortunately, these days you should add to this quote as follows: "....and not be called a racist, an idiot, or a nazi for doing so."

Kimo, USA
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Kimo, USA    1/21/12

Mike, they dont f in belive us, sheep all. You are intelligent and your mind is clear, me, im sick, but i have been SHOWN the proof. So, yep, we are in trouble. Out here they just threatened some of the Hawaiin locals with the new law, "indefinate imprisionment" so, yep, its real enough, coastguard gunships are real enough.

E Archer, NYC

And with it the right to form your own opinions no matter how loudly and zealously the speaker tries to make his/her point. I may not want to hear a bunch of superstitious propaganda -- I believe I also have the right to be left alone. Freedom of speech and right of conscience goes both ways. Some people just want to tell others what they don't want to hear for no other reason than to provoke and piss people off. I have a right to say and believe anything I want, but I don't have a right to push it on anyone else -- I don't have a right to be a nuisance to my neighbors.

Mike, Norwalk

Kimo, I'm absolutely with you. I've relayed a few events that were close to me here in this blog where the government has assassinated and imprisoned (with no charges) friends and close acquaintances of mine (some, even stuck in a van for years traveling so we could not implement an habeas corpus; the Patriot Act, NDAA, etc. is only putting to statute what they've been doing with impunity for years, now its out in the open and we're really in trouble). I tell people some of what the government has done / is doing (personal knowledge, not read somewhere - like a child of mine and attorney friend being held without charge - as relayed, they, the cops, could do what ever, when ever they wanted to under the Patriot Act) and, those that I'm explaining to get a deer in the headlights look and sort of just fade away, not getting it or even registering what is really going on. I guess they're not wanting to believe that their government could do such things so, if real or true liberty meant anything at all to them, they would want to hear but alas, it means they do not want to hear. I am cautiously encouraged about the seeming awakening.

Mike, Norwalk

Today's ecclesiastical propagandists (media — 4th branch of the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land), the structured clergy (government), the seminaries (government schools), nature violating canon constabulary (rule enforcement officiates) and demonic patrons (wittingly or unwittingly) — those believing activists on/of NON-laws of nature and of nature's God are fiercely combative (mentally, emotionally, spiritually, physically, conceptually, religiously, etc.) of "LIBERTY". Such patrons prefer a political science of liars and sorcerers (see Revelations 18:23) to biological natural law science. Liberty’s ultimate meaning at law, equity and otherwise, covers mechanisms that are inclusive of “inalienable rights” (both to express and/or receive).

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

Conora virus is a fraud perpetuated by a psychotic social system!

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

The true human is kind, decent, and sincere.

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

The vast majority of the popululation of the Earth possess the mindset of a child and just don't appear to realize that their actions and/or inactions are settings the course for global destruction. The mindset has set in motion something only be described as terrorist action called Corona Virus. It's a pure falsehood.

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Editor, Liberty Quotes Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown 2/14/22

Fredrick, please keep your enthusiasm in check.  One reply per quote is sufficient unless in a dialogue  not a monologue.  Repeating the same comment everywhere dilutes anything intelligent you might be saying buried in your posts.  Thank you.

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

Sorry Editor, what do you mean by dilute? One is forced to repeat correctness to the spoiled brat (brat pack) mindset untill other forces (resource diversion or shortages) prevail. But I think it is a good idea one comment per quote. A compromise. Thank you.

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Editor, Liberty Quotes Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown 2/16/22

Fredrick, feel free to engage with others, even resulting in multiple posts, like your previous dialogues with Mike.  Just keep a balance and please don't dominate the comment feed.  Cheers.

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

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