System Quotes

"Society is collapsing, and people are starting to recognise that t...

"Society is collapsing, and people are starting to recognise that the reason they feel like they're mentally ill is that they're living in a system that's not designed to suit the human spirit.” - Russel Brand
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β€œThe tighter you clench your fist...

β€œThe tighter you clench your fist, the more systems and kingdoms slip through your fingers.” - Amy Miller
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole sy...

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act. ...Charles Darwin
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β€œA system of morality which is based on relative emotion...

β€œA system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.” - Socrates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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We're terrible animals. I think that the...

We're terrible animals. I think that the Earth's immune system is trying to get rid of us, as well it should. ... Kurt Vonnegut
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Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing ...

Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
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"When Students cheat on exams it's beca...

"When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning." β€” Hulk Hogan
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"All the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insol...

"All the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insoluble. They must be so, for they express the necessary polarity inherent in every self-regulating system. They can never be solved, but only outgrown." - Carl Jung
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"Drugs have taught an entir...

"Drugs have taught an entire generation of Americans the metric system." β€” P. J. O'Rourke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 05
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"I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for ...

"I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the systems of exploitation. I believe that there will be that kind of clash, but I don’t think that it will be based upon the color of the skin." β€” Malcolm X
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 07
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You could watch entire villages and see what everyone was doing.I watched NSA tracking peoples Int...

You could watch entire villages and see what everyone was doing.I watched NSA tracking peoples Internet activities as they typed.I became aware of just how invasive US surveillance capabilities had become.I realized the true breadth of this system.And almost nobody knew it washappening Edwad Snowden
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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"Money is the most universal and ...

"Money is the most universal and most efficient system of mutual trust ever devised." -- Yuval Noah Harari.
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"The [quantum] theory reminds me a littl...

"The [quantum] theory reminds me a little of the system of delusions of an exceedingly intelligent paranoiac." ~ Albert Einstein
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"Democracy: a type of soci...

"Democracy: a type of social system where people empower people of power." - Unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 09
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"[It's] time for the h...

"[It's] time for the human race to enter the solar system." β€” Dan Quayle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 24
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"Paul Manafort getting such little jail time for such serious crimes lays out for the world how i...

"Paul Manafort getting such little jail time for such serious crimes lays out for the world how it's almost impossible for rich people to go to jail for the same amount of time as someone who is lower income. In our current broken system justice isn't blind it's bought." ~ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together ...

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." --Frederic Bastiat
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"...A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit. We are no longer ...

"...A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit. We are no longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men." - W. Wilson
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"Universe may be big enough to create life in more ...

"Universe may be big enough to create life in more than a one solar system, but it may be also big enough to make these sparks of life to never meet each other"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 09
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We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in t...

We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world, and it's efficiency is only marred by finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read. Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 01
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The clash between science and religion has not shown that religion is false and...

The clash between science and religion has not shown that religion is false and science is true. It has shown that all systems of definition are relative to various purposes, and that none of them actually β€œgrasp” reality.” ― Alan Wilson Watts,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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"Can our form of government, our system of...

"Can our form of government, our system of justice, survive if one can be denied a freedom because he might abuse it?" - Harlon Carter
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 22
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"We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to n...

"We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it." β€” Dave Barry
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 19
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"The creator of the universe works in myst...

"The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers." β€” Scott Adams
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 17
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"Successful syste...

"Successful systems attract parasites" - Dickson Despommier
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 06
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Evil consists in intentionally behaving in ways that harm, abuse, demean, dehumanize, or destroy ...

Evil consists in intentionally behaving in ways that harm, abuse, demean, dehumanize, or destroy innocent othersβ€”or using one’s authority and systemic power to encourage or permit others to do so on your behalf. In short, it is β€œknowing better but doing worse.". (P.Zimbardo."The Lucifer Effect").
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"If a 'religion' is defined to be a system of ideas that contains unprova...

"If a 'religion' is defined to be a system of ideas that contains unprovable statements, then GΓΆdel taught us that mathematics is not only a religion, it is the only religion that can prove itself to be one." - John D. Barrow
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β€œThe beauty of our system is that it isolates everybody. Each person is sitt...

β€œThe beauty of our system is that it isolates everybody. Each person is sitting alone in front of the tube, you know. It’s very hard to have ideas or thoughts under those circumstances. You can’t fight the world alone.” - Noam Chomsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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I am philosophically opposed to quota-systems. . . . It is one thing to say th...

I am philosophically opposed to quota-systems. . . . It is one thing to say that you cannot keep a black man from using this bathroom, and something quite different to say that one out of every five people who use this bathroom must be black.
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"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, ...

"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything." β€” Charles Kuralt
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 08
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"Nothing can so alienate a voter ...

"Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate." β€” Mark B. Cohen
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 28
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No matter how out-of-control the climate system seems with its roiling ...

No matter how out-of-control the climate system seems with its roiling typhoons, unprecedented famines and heat waves, refugee crises and climate conflicts we are all its authors. And still writing - David Wallace Wells
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 28
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If the entire solar system had equal amounts of energy all around, even the light from the s...

If the entire solar system had equal amounts of energy all around, even the light from the sun wouldn't leave its birthplace. Earth would be dark and there would be no life. Life's birth and its existence depends on inequality. Its ironic. Life will end when a balance is achieved!!
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"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understan...

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 04
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β€œI am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, nam...

β€œI am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals.” -Albert Einstein
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"If a system is corrupt, then the people who adhere to the sys...

"If a system is corrupt, then the people who adhere to the system and are incentivized by that system are not criminals. They are victims, and the system itself must be tried." -Dave Chappelle
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"Rebelling is not about fighti...

"Rebelling is not about fighting the system, it's about creating something unique" - PΓ©ter Patrik
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β€œThe discovery of the endocannabinoid system is the single most important medi...

β€œThe discovery of the endocannabinoid system is the single most important medical scientific discovery ever and will save more lives than the discovery and application of sterile surgical technique.” β€” Dr. David Allen, Cardiovascular Surgeon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 08
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"Only after we realize the failure of o...

"Only after we realize the failure of our value systems can we understand just what value our values truly have." - Nietzsche
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An educational system isn’t worth a great d...

An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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β€œSelling out is usually more a matter of buying in. ...

β€œSelling out is usually more a matter of buying in. Sell out, and you’re really buying into someone else’s system of values, rules, and rewards.” - Bill Watterson
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β€œLiving systems are never in equilibrium. They are inherently unstable. Th...

β€œLiving systems are never in equilibrium. They are inherently unstable. They may seem stable, but they’re not. Everything is moving and changing. In a sense, everything is on the edge of collapse.” Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park
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