“Life is SHORT, NASTY and BRUTISH” – Thomas Hobbes

“Because we live in a largely FREE society, we tend to FORGET how limited is the span of time and the part of the globe for which there has ever been anything like political FREEDOM: the TYPICAL STATE of MANKIND is TYRANNY, SERVITUDE, and MISERY” – Milton Friedman

“I will dance joyously … over a world in ruins” – young Karl Marx