Today’s Quotes: Mencken, Williams, Sobran

Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
— H. L. Mencken

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they
do not want to hear.
— George Orwell

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats.
— H. L. Mencken

What’s “just” has been debated for centuries, but let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then, tell me how much of what I earn “belongs” to you — and why?
— Walter Williams

Politicians never accuse you of ‘greed’ for wanting other people’s money—only for wanting to keep your own money.
— Joseph Sobran