Wisdom from Polonius
"As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests."
"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear."
"There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it."
"In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their language."
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