Wisdom to Joy
The only thing that is truly free is bondage. A benefit for an obligation, and an obligation for a benefit. Protection for allegiance, and allegiance for protection.
Deserve something first; desire it afterwards.
Strength comes only through resistance.
If you are in debt, somebody owns a part of you.
Confidence comes only through challenges.
Interest robs the poor to pay the rich.
Knowing comes only through resonance.
Fractional banking and high-yield trading rob everyone.
Wisdom is the choice fruit of adversity.
Life, liberty, and property do not exist because of laws; they existed first, and laws were created afterwards.
The best teacher is one's most recent mistake.
When law and morality contradict each other, people lose either morality or respect for law.
Great possessions are great cares.
Equality,
Uniqueness
and "Free Will"
The Singers and
the Warlords
The Good
Doctor
It's easy to be generous with someone else's money.
Liberty, like charity, begins at home.
To Give or
Not To Give?
Joy
Domination, God
and Savior-hood
When plunder becomes a way of life for a group in a society, they create laws that authorize it and a moral code that glorifies it.
The price of liberty is perpetual vigilance and the willingness and capability to take action.
On Mastery
Healing
and Trust
Evaluate vs.
Put Down
Politicians try to remedy evil by increasing the very thing that caused the evil in the first place: legal plunder.
Releasing resentment is always wise. Forgetting what happened is always foolish.
निर्देशन शांति
के लिए
People who want to live at the expense of the state have forgetten that the state lives at the expense of everyone.
Pride causes falls.
Our glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The Donut
Machine Story
Lifting
the Heaviness
Two Boats and
a Helicopter
Humans Prefer
Cooperation
The Money
Man
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