I Like People Who Buck The System

I like people who buck the system. Individualists. I often warn people: somewhere along the way, someone is going to tell you, ‘there is no “I” in team.’ What you should tell them is, maybe not. But there is an “I” in Independence, Individuality and Integrity.’ –George Carlin

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man…

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded – here and there, now and then – are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right – thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating,…

Cowardice asks the question, ‘Is it safe?’ Expediency asks the question, ‘Is it politic?’ Vanity asks the question, ‘Is it popular?’ But conscience asks the question…

Cowardice asks the question, ‘Is it safe?’ Expediency asks the question, ‘Is it politic?’ Vanity asks the question, ‘Is it popular?’ But conscience asks the question, ‘Is it right?’ And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular – but one must take it because…