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Gaiman - Galileo - Gandhi - Gehm - Gillespie - G'Kar - Glasspell - Goethe - Goldman - Goodman - Goya - Guevara - Guicciardini

Only the phoenix arises
and does not descend.
And everything changes.

And nothing is truly lost.
-- Neil Gaiman

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forego their use.
-- Galileo Galilei

Mohandas K. Gandhi often changed his mind publicly. An aide once asked him how he could so freely contradict this week what he had said just last week. The great man replied that it was because this week he knew better.

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

[Responding to an interviewer who asked what Gandhi thought of Western civilization]
I think it would be a good idea.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

I have known many meat-eaters to be far more non-violent than vegetarians.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

The slave clings to his chains and he must have them struck from him.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
-- Dr. Barry Gehm's corollary to Clarke's law

An attitude not only of defense, but defiance.
-- Thomas Gillespie, 'The Mountain Storm.'

No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever. There is no greater power in the universe than the need for freedom. Against that power, governments and tyrants and armies cannot stand. The Centauri learned this lesson once. We will teach it to them again. Though it take a thousand years, we will be free.
-- Citizen G'Kar, from Babylon5

Seems like nothing draws men together like killing other men.
-- Susan Glaspell

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
-- J.W. Von Goethe

It is organized violence on top which creates individual violence at the bottom. It is the accumulated indignation against organized wrong, organized crime, organized injustice, which drives the political offender to act.
-- Emma Goldman

Nemesis, come! And you unfeeling stars, I hurl defiance for reply, and cast into the balance for the world to see my soul 'gainst thy insensate cruelty.
-- Parke Goodwin

The sleep of reason produces monsters.
-- Francisco Goya

Silence is an argument carried on by other means.
-- Che Guevara

We fight to great disadvantage when we fight with those who have nothing to lose.
-- Guicciardini, 'Storia d'Italia.'

Collie Collier
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