Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really good one, and even those that are most tolerable are arbitrary, cruel, grasping and unintelligent. (H.L. Mencken)
There were no religious wars in the ancient world before monotheism. (Leonard Shlain)
“It is a great evil for a Chief of a nation to be born the enemy of the freedom whose defender he should be. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)"
"Man sollte nicht den Respekt vor dem Gesetz pflegen, sondern vor der Gerechtigkeit. / It is not desirable to cultivate a
respect for the law, so much as for the right. (Henry David Thoreau)"