My idiosyncratic collection of quotes.
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From the last Lincoln-Douglas debate.
"...It is the same principle in whatever shape it develops itself. It is the same spirit that says, "You work and toil and earn bread, and I'll eat it." No matter in what shape it comes, whether from the mouth of a king who seeks to bestride the people of his own nation and live by the fruit of their labor, or from one race of men as an apology for enslaving another race, it is the same tyrannical principle."
From the Neverending Story.
Gmork's explanation of the destruction of Fantasia and why.
G'mork: Fantasia has no boundaries.
Atreyu: That's not true. You're lying.
G'mork: Foolish boy. Don't you know anything about Fantasia? It's the world of human fantasy. Every part, every creature of it is a piece of the dreams and hopes of mankind. Therefore, it has no boundaries.
Atreyu: But why is Fantasia dying then ?
G'mork: Because people have begun to loose their hopes and forget their dreams. So the nothing grows stronger.
Atreyu: What is the nothing ?!
G'mork: It's the emptiness that's left. It's like a despair, destroying this world. And I have been trying to help it.
Atreyu: But why ?
G'mork: Because people who have no hopes are easy to control. And whoever has control has the power.
Atreyu: Who are you really ?
G'mork: I am the servant of the power behind the nothing.
To find out what g'mork's masters plan go here. ....