This is a song I will be singing for a while, not just because it's funny, or true. But because it's snappy. Very snappy. (If you're viewing this post from an email, click through to my blog to view the video.)
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crisis maintain their neutrality. ~ Dante Alighieri
Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions. ~ Blaise Pascal
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. ~ Plato 429-347 B.C.
The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on. ~ Arab Proverb
Why, madame, do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? ~ Abraham Lincoln
Thou shall not be a perpetrator; thou shall not be a victim; and thou shall never, but never, be a bystander. ~ Yehuda Bauer
We become absorbed with our abstract arguments, our ideological disputes, our contests for power. And in this Tower of Babel, we lose the sound of God's voice. ~ Barack Obama
If you're idealistic, you have a moral obligation to be pragmatic. ~ Barney Frank
Facts have a well-known liberal bias. ~ Stephen Colbert
I always thought Libertarians were Republicans that smoke dope. ~ Gary Amstutz
History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it. ~ Mark Twain