The Coffee Party USA, which has 335,482 supporters on Facebook (up from 334,829 last Friday night), not only produces original content and calls for action and highlights news stories about issues important to the movement, Coffee Party USA posts at least one quote relevant to democracy in America on its Facebook page.
Join me, the maintainer of the Coffee Party USA community on LiveJournal, over the fold for this week's collection of quotes of the day.
"During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell
"Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day." ~ Thomas Jefferson
"The only title in our democracy superior to that of President is the title of citizen." - Louis Brandeis
"I think that people want peace so much that one of these days govt had better get out of their way and let them have it." - Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." - Emma Lazarus
"Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people." - Theodore Roosevelt
"The owners of this country know the truth: It's called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it." ~ George Carlin
"We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both." - Louis D. Brandeis