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Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger. ...
by Abbie Hoffman

Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only four questions of value in life...
What is sacred?
Of what is the spirit made?
What is worth living for,
and what is worth dying for?
The answer to each is the same: only love.
- Johnny Depp as Don Juan in the movie Don Juan De Marco

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred.
Ritual is the spark that must not go out.
- Christina Baldwin

Understand that the right to
choose your own path
is a sacred privilege.
Use it.
Dwell in possibility.
- Oprah Winfrey

The sacred altar of all existence
is where we meet our ancestors
and our descendants yet unborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

Your sacred space is where you can
find yourself again and again.
- Joseph Campbell

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift
and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant
and has forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.
- Christy Turlington

But let us remember, at the same time,
government is sacred, and not to be trifled with.
- Jonathan Mayhew

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor
is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
- Andrew Carnegie

The body is a sacred garment.
- Martha Graham

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
- Barbara de Angelis

The Master teaches that the way of qigong cannot be hurried.
Wuji refers to the time before the creation -
when everything was formless.
Standing in the wuji position, my feet are parallel
to each other, shoulder-width apart.
My knees are slightly bent,
and the tip of my tongue touches the roof of my mouth.
My arms are held in front of me with my elbows bent
and my palms parallel to each other - about four inches apart.
At first I focus on my breathing, and only my breathing.
Later, I visualize the energy or "Qi" between my palms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite
smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol
before, after and if need be during all meals
and in the intervals between them.
- Winston Churchill

Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things.
- Georges Bataille

We all knew the book well because it's the cult book in Latin America.
For me, this was a sacred territory.
I would not have ventured into it by myself.
- Walter Salles

Mozart has written opera, symphony, sacred and chamber music -
not to mention his piano and violin concerti.
- Neville Marriner

Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour.
- Giotto di Bondone

The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.
- Adrian Cronauer

People need a sacred narrative.
They must have a sense of larger purpose,
in one form or another, however intellectualized.
They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive.
- E. O. Wilson

We all came to see that site.
We all walked around it.
It is already sacred.
- Daniel Libeskind

Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity.
Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences
and endowments of the human mind.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Crime in full glory consolidates authority by the sacred fear it inspires.
- Emile M. Cioran

To impose taxes when the public exigencies require
them is an obligation of the most sacred character,
especially with a free people.
- James Monroe

Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty,
brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain,
to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
- Joseph Howe

Why is Slavery so much condemn'd and strove against in one Case,
and so highly applauded and held so necessary and so sacred in another?
- Mary Astell

Nothing is sacred to a gamester.
- Bernard Joseph Saurin

Every old poem is sacred.
- Horace

Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity,
peace among peoples.
This is the sacred slogan of international socialist
democracy that liberates nations.
- Karl Liebknecht

Nothing is sacred, right?
- Mia Kirshner

All human discoveries seem to be made only for the
purpose of confirming more strongly the truths come from on high,
and contained in the sacred writings.
- William Herschel

I felt like my pregnancy was a sacred moment for me.
I stayed in Boston and I didn't work apart from the contracts I have,
and then I only let them use my face.
- Gisele Bundchen

Let me first state that I believe that marriage is
a sacred union between one man and one woman.
- Judy Biggert

It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble,
but we do know it is our sacred duty.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West,
you have some relationship to the Bible if only through
the names of the characters.
- Anita Diament

The new always carries with it the sense of violation,
of sacrilege.
What is dead is sacred; what is new,
that is different,
is evil, dangerous, or subversive.
- Henry Miller

God the Father, the supreme Architect,
had already built this cosmic home we behold,
the most sacred temple of His godhead,
by the laws of His mysterious wisdom.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized
by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet.
- Lewis Mumford

It's often difficult for us to act compassionately,
but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us.
- Huston Smith

The system should treat all user input as sacred.
- Jef Raskin

Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have,
but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield
of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
- Bryant H. McGill


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