top of page
  • mariokiefer

Tyranny


“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.” ~CS Lewis

3 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Praise Be

“Usually we praise only to be praised.” ―François, duc de La Rochefoucauld, Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims, Maxim 146 #FavoriteQuotes

Cogito Ergo Sum

“Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them.” `― Frank Herbert, Dune #FavoriteQuotes

Obsolete

“We’re getting the language into its final shape – the shape it’s going to have when nobody speaks anything else. When we’ve finished with it, people like you will have to learn it all over again. You

Comments


bottom of page