"Noght o word spak he moore than was neede And that was seyd in forme and reverence And short and quyk and ful of hy sentence Sownynge [sounding] in moral vertu was his speche And gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche." - Geoffrey Chaucer"
"Our culture is declining. "Evil always carries the seeds of its own destruction, as it makes people, at the least, uncomfortable. Against folly we have no defense. Neither protests nor force can touch it; reasoning is no use; facts that contradict personal prejudices can simply be disbelieved [...]" - D. Bonhoeffer"
"Why do people slaughter their neighbors by the thousand? Because it's government policy. "[...] any violent display of power, whether political or religious, produces an outburst of folly [groupthink] in a large portion of mankind [...]" - D. Bonhoeffer"