Chris Hedges Quotes

Top 52 wise famous quotes and sayings by Chris Hedges

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Chris Hedges quotes: Lies are considered true. Truth is considered seditious. Lies are considered true. Truth is considered seditious.
Chris Hedges quotes: We make our heroes out of clay. We make our heroes out of clay.
Chris Hedges quotes: When human law comes into conflict with what is moral, human law must be defied. When human law comes into conflict with what is moral, human law must be defied.
Chris Hedges quotes: After years on a drunken bender, Americans are awakening to lies masked in patriotism and glory. After years on a drunken bender, Americans are awakening to lies masked in patriotism and glory.
Chris Hedges quotes: Unfettered capitalism is a revolutionary force that consumes greater and greater numbers of human lives until it finally consumes itself. Unfettered capitalism is a revolutionary force that consumes greater and greater numbers of human lives until it finally consumes itself.
Chris Hedges quotes: War is addictive. Indeed, it is the most potent narcotic unleashed by mankind. War is addictive. Indeed, it is the most potent narcotic unleashed by mankind.
Chris Hedges quotes: Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause. Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause.
Chris Hedges quotes: We are enjoined to love our neighbor, not our tribe. We are enjoined to love our neighbor, not our tribe.
Chris Hedges quotes: The failure to dissect the cause of war leaves us open for the next installment. The failure to dissect the cause of war leaves us open for the next installment.
Chris Hedges quotes: War is always about betrayal, betrayal of the young by the old, of idealists by cynics and of troops by politicians. War is always about betrayal, betrayal of the young by the old, of idealists by cynics and of troops by politicians.
Chris Hedges quotes: There are always people willing to commit unspeakable human atrocity in exchange for a little power and privilege. There are always people willing to commit unspeakable human atrocity in exchange for a little power and privilege.
Chris Hedges quotes: Rape, mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural outcome of a world in which force rules, in which human beings are objects. Rape, mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural outcome of a world in which force rules, in which human beings are objects.
Chris Hedges quotes: We live in imaginary, virtual worlds created by corporations that profit from our deception. We live in imaginary, virtual worlds created by corporations that profit from our deception.
Chris Hedges quotes: Positive psychology is to the corporate state what eugenics was to the Nazis Positive psychology is to the corporate state what eugenics was to the Nazis
Chris Hedges quotes: The superior force of despotic regimes is disarmed not through violence but through conversion. The superior force of despotic regimes is disarmed not through violence but through conversion.
Chris Hedges quotes: Scratch the surface of the survivalist cult in the United States and you expose terrified white supremacists. Scratch the surface of the survivalist cult in the United States and you expose terrified white supremacists.
Chris Hedges quotes: Racism towards Muslims is as evil as anti-Semitism, but try to express this simple truth on a partisan Palestinian or Israeli website. Racism towards Muslims is as evil as anti-Semitism, but try to express this simple truth on a partisan Palestinian or Israeli website.
Chris Hedges quotes: I do not fight fascists because I will win. I fight fascists because they are fascists. I do not fight fascists because I will win. I fight fascists because they are fascists.
Chris Hedges quotes: The inability to grasp the pathology* of our oligarchic rulers is one of our gravest faults. The inability to grasp the pathology* of our oligarchic rulers is one of our gravest faults.
Chris Hedges quotes: It has enriched a tiny global elite that has no loyalty to the nation-state. These corporations, if we use the language of patriotism, are traitors. It has enriched a tiny global elite that has no loyalty to the nation-state. These corporations, if we use the language of patriotism, are traitors.
Chris Hedges quotes: War is not about flag-waving and patriotism. War is about killing and death. War is not about flag-waving and patriotism. War is about killing and death.
Chris Hedges quotes: Of the past 3,400 years, humans have been entirely at peace for 268 of them, or just 8 percent of recorded history. Of the past 3,400 years, humans have been entirely at peace for 268 of them, or just 8 percent of recorded history.
Chris Hedges quotes: There is no reliable data on the number of military-style assault weapons in private hands, but the working estimate is about 1.5 million. There is no reliable data on the number of military-style assault weapons in private hands, but the working estimate is about 1.5 million.
Chris Hedges quotes: The arts often realize human truths well before other branches of human endeavor. The arts often realize human truths well before other branches of human endeavor.
Chris Hedges quotes: Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species. Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species.
Chris Hedges quotes: Most of these who are thrust into combat soon find it impossible to maintain the mythic perception of war. Most of these who are thrust into combat soon find it impossible to maintain the mythic perception of war.
Chris Hedges quotes: W. Bush's life is a case study in the insidious affirmative action for the rich. W. Bush's life is a case study in the insidious affirmative action for the rich.
Chris Hedges quotes: One needs solitude and quiet to think. The cacophony of modern culture is designed to make that impossible ... One needs solitude and quiet to think. The cacophony of modern culture is designed to make that impossible ...
Chris Hedges quotes: A society without the means to detect lies and theft soon squanders its liberty and freedom. A society without the means to detect lies and theft soon squanders its liberty and freedom.
Chris Hedges quotes: Those who look at others as simple, one-dimensional caricatures fuel the rage of the dispossessed. Those who look at others as simple, one-dimensional caricatures fuel the rage of the dispossessed.
Chris Hedges quotes: No real journalist makes $5 million a year ... Those in power fear and dislike real journalists. No real journalist makes $5 million a year ... Those in power fear and dislike real journalists.