Too Much Law?

People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.
**Edmund Burke

The Power of A Belief

“No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.”

**Victor Hugo

Power of Self-Control

“He who conquers others is strong, but He who conquers himself is mighty.”

**Lao Tzu

It Does Get Tiring

“Power is the ability not to have to please.”

**Elizabeth Janeway

Words: Beautiful in their Horror

“Words! Mere words! How terrible they were! How clear, and vivid, and cruel! One could not escape from them. And yet what a subtle magic there was in them! They seemed to be able to give a plastic form to formless things, and to have a music of their own as sweet as that of viol or of lute. Mere words! Was there anything so real as words?”

**The Picture of Dorian Grey