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We've been here before

Motivation
"A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to it's true principles. It is true that in the meantime we are suffering deeply in spirit, and incurring the horrors of a war and long oppressions of enormous public debt......If the game runs sometimes against us at home we must have patience till luck turns, and then we shall have an opportunity of winning back the principles we have lost, for this is a game where principles are at stake."

- Jefferson, 1798
(following passage of the Sedition Act)

If we stand together we will win. We always have.
. 05.Nov.2004 00:29

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When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall - think of it, ALWAYS.

-Gandhi

.. 05.Nov.2004 01:38

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Gandhi didn't scrupple to kick at their ankles and lean on them a little