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Robert Trout Quotes and Sayings

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The American Revolution was, in fact,
a battle against the philosophy of Locke and the English utilitarians.
- Robert Trout

Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people
to understand that true happiness is found by locating
their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity.
- Robert Trout

Were you to read the British press today,
you would learn that the British Empire never forgets its defeats.
- Robert Trout

The East India Company established a monopoly over the production of opium,
shortly after taking over Bengal.
- Robert Trout

 

The East India Company's domination of the Indian economy
was based on its private army.
- Robert Trout

The myth that John Locke was the philosopher behind the American Republic,
is easily refuted by examining how Locke's philosophy
steered Thomas Jefferson,
for example.
- Robert Trout

The myth that the founding of American Republic was
based on the philosophy of John Locke could only have been maintained,
because the history of Leibniz's influence was suppressed.
- Robert Trout

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Many Chinese saw opium as a poison introduced by foreign enemies.
- Robert Trout

We fear doing too little when we should do more.
Then atone by doing too much, when perhaps we should do less.
- Robert Trout

Although the Chinese had used opium as a medicine,
there was no widespread addiction before the British arrived.
- Robert Trout

Confucianism strongly condemned the use of drugs like opium.
- Robert Trout

The British system denied any role for human creativity,
and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires,
pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain,
objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve
the best allocation of wealth.
- Robert Trout

A successful society is characterized by a rising living
standard for its population,
increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure,
and the generation of additional surplus,
which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology.
- Robert Trout

From this bestial view that the human mind consists of only sense certainty,
pleasure and pain, Locke developed an equally bestial theory of the nation.
Man originally existed in a State of Nature of complete liberty.
- Robert Trout

At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hongkong,
the British Crown Colony, will be restored to China.
This is not only an event which will be celebrated by patriotic Chinese;
any patriotic American should celebrate it as well.
- Robert Trout

The level of potential physical productivity of a society
depends on both the development of the intellect of its members,
and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption.
- Robert Trout

In order for a society to survive, it must generate
a sufficient level of physical production both to meet its current needs,
and to produce a surplus for upgrading its productive powers.
- Robert Trout

The British seizure of Hongkong was an aspect of one
of the most ugly crimes of the British Empire:
the takeover and destruction of India,
and the use of India to flood China with opium.
- Robert Trout

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional PHOTO

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
- American Indian Proverb

Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

Confronted with the choice, the American people would
choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
- Spiro T. Agnew

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.
- Jerry Brown

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

I see great things in baseball.
It's our game - the American game.
- Walt Whitman

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

And I have no doubt that the American people generally
believe the world is safer,
and that we are safer, when we are stronger.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Well, being a Canadian, I love SCTV,
and I think it's the basis for all good North American comedy,
so I compare everything to that.
- Melissa Auf der Maur

Public servants are paid to serve the American people.
Do it well.
- Donald Rumsfeld

I wouldn't mind being in an American film for a laugh,
but I certainly don't want to be in Thingy Blah Blah 3,
if you know what I mean.
- Audrey Tautou

I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders,
who had been put out by me because of my failure or
reluctance to endorse Sen.
Kerry.
- Rodney Alexander

Great American sport.
Horseshoes is a very great game.
I love it.
- Dan Quayle

But recently it seems that each time I vote,
I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals
and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for
the benefit of political gain.
- Jeff Miller

The idea of photographing an Arab man naked and having
him simulate homosexual activity,
and having an American GI woman in the photographs,
is the end of society in their eyes.
- Seymour Hersh

I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic.
The desert, the empty space, the drama.
- Ang Lee

I don't think the creative writing industry has helped American poetry.
- Robert Morgan

American government was founded on a belief and a faith
in God and in doing what is right and just.
- Ginny B. Waite

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party,
as we disagree with other political parties who are
trying to maintain the American way of life.
- Dorothy Day

We have the most flexible and adaptive economy.
Making sure we sustain the ability of the American
economy to perform well is really the priority of economic policy.
- John W. Snow

A lot of American actors I work with are in character all day long.
You can't talk to them.
It's Method and the whole thing.
- Norman Jewison

I'm an American before any party preference.
- Lynn Anderson


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