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Letter "V" » victims
«A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant, always on the lookout for fresh victims»
Author: Douglas Jerrold
«Every act of dishonesty has at least two victims: the one we think of as the victim, and the perpetrator as well. Each little dishonesty makes another little rotten spot somewhere in the perpetrator's psyche.»
«Government means politics, and interference by government carries with it always the implication of coercion. We may accept the expanding power of bureaucrats so long as we bask in their friendly smile. But it is a dangerous temptation. Today politics may be our friend and tomorrow we may be its victims.»
Author: Owen D. Young
, power politics
«Democrats (I think to myself) are liberals who believe the people are basically good, but that they need government help to organize their lives. They believe in freedom so fervently that they think it should be compulsory. They believe that the poor and ignorant are victims of an unfair system and that their circumstances can be improved if we give them help. Republicans (I think to myself) are conservatives who think it would be best if we faced the fact that people are no damned good. They think that if we admit that we have selfish, acquisitive natures and then»
Author: Andy Rooney
, give a damn
«Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.»
«Cancer victims who don't accept their fate, who don't learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left.»
«A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.»
Author: Ayn Rand
, legal right
, physical force
, the threat of
«Fascism is not defined by the number of its victims, but by the way it kills them.»
«Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.»
«A single zealot may commence prosecutor, and better men be his victims»