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Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon. ...
by Abbie Hoffman

Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.
- Abbie Hoffman

The key to organizing an alternative society is to
organize people around what they can do,
and more importantly, what they want to do.
- Abbie Hoffman

To steal from a brother or sister is evil.
To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars
of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.
- Abbie Hoffman

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology,
nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade.
It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
- Abbie Hoffman

 

Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger.
- Abbie Hoffman

I was probably the only revolutionary referred to as cute.
- Abbie Hoffman

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life.
Make war on machines.
And in particular the sterile machines of corporate
death and the robots that guard them.
- Abbie Hoffman

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Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
- Abbie Hoffman

Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.
- Abbie Hoffman

A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station.
- Abbie Hoffman

Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.
- Abbie Hoffman

You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents,
not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
- Abbie Hoffman

The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
- Abbie Hoffman

Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
- Abbie Hoffman

The '60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap,
sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great.
- Abbie Hoffman

Understand that legal and illegal are political,
and often arbitrary, categorizations;
use and abuse are medical,
or clinical, distinctions.
- Abbie Hoffman

When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.
- Abbie Hoffman

The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.
- Abbie Hoffman

I believe in compulsory cannibalism.
If people were forced to eat what they killed,
there would be no more wars.
- Abbie Hoffman

Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.
- Abbie Hoffman

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

My greatest Power and my greatest Inner Peace come
when I Intend my future, and when I avoid Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

You can't operate a company by fear,
because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism.
And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
- Steve Ross

I always avoid prophesying beforehand,
because it is a much better policy to prophesy
after the event has already taken place.
- Winston Churchill

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
- Alan Thicke

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience,
impair your health, and dissipate your property.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
- Abraham Lincoln

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
- Katharine Graham

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks
that precede cannon shots.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

A doctrine serves no purpose in itself,
but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid
being deceived by false doctrines.
- Simone Weil

Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge.
It is not contention we should try to avoid,
but discourses that attempt to suppress contention.
- Joyce Appleby

Regarding Syria, we already call for dialogue between
Syria and all parties concerned,
in order to avoid any kind of escalation in the region
which may expose the whole area to chaos.
- Ali A. Saleh

American presidents always avoid shaking hands with brutal dictators,
except when it's advantageous to do so.
- Elizabeth A. Sherman

Personally, I would say the 'master' of this whole thing is fate...
Whoever is on the playing field is fair game,
and it's up to them to avoid being used.
- Cliff Burton

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
- Mae West

You know, the purpose of reconciliation is to avoid the filibuster.
The filibuster is an effort to talk something to death.
- Dick Durbin

The petitioner's problem is to avoid Scylla without
being drawn into Charybdis.
- Robert Jackson

If you see swarms of guys coming around you,
you have to try and avoid being stuck on the kerb.
- Michael East

Our team has a lot of talent.
I hope that soon we will break out with four or five
goals and avoid overtime.
- Peter Bondra

The prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be
essential if we are to avoid another September 11th.
- Adam Schiff

One promises much, to avoid giving little.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

I've always done everything at my disposal to avoid labeling what I do,
or to avoid being labeled myself.
- Boyd Rice

People do not wish to appear foolish;
to avoid the appearance of foolishness,
they are willing to remain actually fools.
- Alice Walker

The only sense that is common in the long run,
is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it.
- E. B. White

It is most necessary to avoid rusticity in any way,
whether in material, design, or execution.
- George Edmund Street

I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes
may be the biggest mistake of all.
- Peter McWilliams

Enough people have now mentioned Bill Nye the Science
Guy to me that I now desperately avoid it all costs.
- Alton Brown

If you wish to avoid foreign collision,
you had better abandon the ocean.
- Henry Clay

It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound
we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us,
but...
it is flattering and of course challenging.
- Jonathan Davis

Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire
to avoid looking like a damn fool.
- Dean Koontz

A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till
the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
- Thomas Hardy

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism
under the pretext that independence and revolution are important,
but that peace is still more precious.
- Kim Il Sung

If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking glass.
- Francois Rabelais

The first recipe for happiness is: Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
- Andre Maurois

I don't avoid confrontation, people should know that.
- David Coverdale

There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the
only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes
from trying to avoid pain.
- R. D. Laing


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