Category Archives: Quote of the Day

QOTD: John Adams on the U.S. Constitution

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

John Adams, 1798

QOTD: Kipling On God and Soldiers

In times of war and not before,
God and the soldier we adore.
But in times of peace and all things righted,
God is forgotten and the soldier slighted.

—Rudyard Kipling

QOTD: David Montgomery on Mass Surveillance

The end-game of mass surveillance is self-imposed subjugation. Threats and cages are no longer required because people believe resistance is hopeless. When we know we’re being monitored by those who have the power to beat, cage, and kill us, we imprison ourselves in our own fear.

—”David Montgomery

 

QOTD: Claire Wolfe on Revolution

“America is at that awkward stage. It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards.”

Claire Wolfe, 101 Things to Do ‘Til the Revolution, mid-1990s

QOTD: James Fell on Cooking and Weight Management

If you want to lose weight you need to cook. Period.

James Fell

QOTD: George Carlin on Stupidity

“Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.”

—George Carlin

QOTD: Rippetoe on Squats

The below-parallel squat is the best exercise in the entire catalog for whole-body strength, power, balance, coordination, bone density, joint integrity, and mental toughness — good things to develop if you don’t have them.

—Mark Rippetoe