Words without actions are the assassins of idealism

Herbert Hoover

Inherited economic power is as inconsistent with the ideals of this generation as inherited political power was inconsistent with the ideals of the generation which established our government

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Let the people think they govern and they will be governed

William Penn

Industrial capitalism is a system of rule; it rules the people by gaining control over their means of subsistence. Economic development is the extension of this system of rule to every corner of the globe

C Douglas Lummis

What men want is not knowledge, but certainty

Bertrand Russell

Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of State and corporate power

Benito Mussolini (disputed quote)

The crowd is untruth

Soren Kierkegaard

The struggle of people against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting

Milan Kundera

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams

Eleanor Roosevelt

The majority must resign itself to the consumption of fantasy. Illusions of wealth are sold to the poor, illusions of freedom to the oppressed, dreams of victory to the defeated and of power to the weak

Eduardo Galeano