Commentary on some famous quotes

Commentary on famous quotes (Just for fun)

LENIN
• The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament. (Western democracy?)

• There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. (Is this why the average Australian seems to have a low regard for politicians?)

• Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted. (I have read that the Catholic Church needs 7 years)

• Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? (Unless it is an ‘exceptional’ nation)

MAHATMA GANDHI

• You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. (What if dirty water is everywhere?)

• There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. (Can there be economic growth without greed?)

• In a gentle way, you can shake the world. (Leaving yourself shaken too?)

These quotations are from ‘BrainyQuote’ on the Internet (www.brainyquote.com)

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