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  • Noel shared from The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir
    ‘Little man, the word “must” is not to be used to princes.
  • Noel shared from Chapterhouse: Dune by Frank Herbert
    “Wave the pretty cape. They’ll charge it and be confused when there’s no matador behind the thing. That dulls the electorate just as it dulls the bull. Fewer people use their vote intelligently next time.” “And that’s why we do it!” We do it! Does she listen to herself? “Then you rail against the apathetic electorate. Make them feel guilty. Keep them dull. Feed them. Amuse them. Don’t overdo it!” “Oh, no! Never overdo it.” “Let them know hunger awaits them if they don’t fall into line. Give them a look at the boredom imposed on boat rockers.” Thank you, Mother Superior....
    Note: THis is very much I feel about that LA Clippers owner.
  • Noel shared from American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel by Neil Gaiman
    We do not always remember the things that do no credit to us. We justify them, cover them in bright lies or with the thick dust of forgetfulness.
    Note: Don't we just?
  • Noel shared from God Emperor of Dune by Frank Herbert
    All rebels are closet aristocrats.
    Note: Would that it were not so.
  • Noel shared from The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
    To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.
    Note: People are a problem.
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