When you create a prison industrial complex, you create a demand for prisoners.
When you create a military industrial complex, you create a demand for wars.
"If you think that happiness means total peace, you will never be happy. Peace comes from the acceptance of the part of you that can never be at peace."
"Whether you fear it or not, disappointment will come. The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity; and with clarity comes conviction and true originality."
– Conan O’Brien
at his 2011 Dartmouth College commencement address, referring to the disappointment of losing The Tonight Show. (via nprfreshair
"Just because no one can understand how you speak,
Don’t necessarily mean that what you be sayin is deep."
– Talib Kweli, “Good Mourning,” from Reflection Eternal’s Train of Thought
, 2000 (via rapquote
"If you go platinum, it’s got nothing to do with luck,
It just means that a million people are stupid as fuck."
– Immortal Technique, “Industrial Revolution,” Revolutionary Vol. 2
, 2003 (via rapquote
"The greatest flaw that any intelligent person has is to think that they’re smarter than everyone else."