Connexions Quotations

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Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
- George Orwell


Each life will never come again, and a whole range of knowledge passes with each person.
- Michael Riordon


The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.
- Chief Joseph


The earth is not dying, she is being murdered. And we know who is killing her and we have their names and addresses.
- Utah Phillips


The 80-20 Law:
The first 80% of a project takes 80% of the time.
The final 20% takes the other 80%.


The emancipation of the working classes must be conquered by the working classes themselves.
– Karl Marx


The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell


Even when the experts all agree, they may well be mistaken.
- Bertrand Russell


Every bureaucracy seeks to increase the superiority of the professionally informed by keeping knowledge and intention secret. In so far as it can it hides its knowledge and action from criticism.
- Max Weber


Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it.
- Noam Chomsky


Every person who has ever achieved anything has been knocked down many times. But all of them picked themselves up and kept going, and that is what I have always tried to do.
- Wangari Maathai


Every step of real movement is more important than a dozen programmes.
- Karl Marx


Every thing secret degenerates... nothing is safe that does not show it can bear discussion and publicity.
- Lord Acton


Everything in the universe goes by indirection. There are no straight lines.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Everything that can be said can be said clearly.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein


Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.
- George Orwell


The existing penal system, which is permeated through and through with the brutal class spirit and barbarism of capitalism, must be extirpated root and branch.
-Rosa Luxemburg


Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde


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