People shouldn't be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.
Authority, when first detecting chaos at its heels, will entertain the vilest schemes to save its orderly facade.
The past can't hurt you anymore. Not unless you let it. They made you into a victim, Evey. They made you into a statistic. But, that's not the real you. That's not who you are inside.
Since mankind's dawn, a handful of oppressors have accepted the responsibility over our lives that we should have accepted for ourselves. By doing so, they took our power. By doing nothing, we gave it away. We've seen where their way leads, through camps and wars, towards the slaughterhouse.
Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea... and ideas are bulletproof.
Artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.
While a truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power.
Equality and freedom are not luxuries to lightly cast aside. Without them, order cannot long endure before approaching depths beyond imagining.
Artists use lies to tell the truth.
With so much chaos, someone will do something stupid. And when they do, things will turn nasty
I'm the king of the 20th century. I'm the boogeyman, the villian, the black sheep of the family.
Authority allows two roles: the torturer and the tortured. Twists people into joyless mannequins that fear and hate, while culture plunges into the abyss.
Everybody has their story to tell.
Happiness is the most insidious prison of all.
But what I hope most of all is that you understand what I mean when I tell you that even though I do not know you, and even though I may never meet you, laugh with you, cry with you, or kiss you. I love you. With all my heart, I love you.
Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all we really have. It is the very last inch of us, but within that inch, we are free. - Valerie Page
I shall die here. Every last inch of me shall perish. Except one. An inch. It's small and it's fragile and it's the only thing in the world worth having. we must never lose it, or sell it, or give it away. We must never let them take it from us.
Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villian, everybody.
The ending is nearer than you think, and it is already written. All that we have left to choose is the correct moment to begin.
Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.
Everybody is special. Everybody. Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villain. Everybody. Everybody has their story to tell.
The past can't hurt you anymore, not unless you let it.
Remember, remember the fifth of November of gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason while gun powder treason should ever be forgot.
It seems strange that my life should end in such a terrible place, but for three years I had roses, and apologized to no one.
There is a face beneath this mask, but it isn't me. I'm no more that face than I am the muscles beneath it, or the bones beneath that.
There are no coincidences, Delia... only the illusion of coincidence.
Love your rage, not your cage.
Who? Who is but the form following the function of what, and what I am is a man in a mask.
There's no flesh or blood within this cloak to kill. There's only an idea. Ideas are bulletproof.
No one will ever forget that night, and what it meant for this country. But I will never forget the man and what he meant to me.
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