„Bans are laws for the stupid.“

—  Henning von Tresckow, 1942. Henning von Tresckow 10.01.1901 – 21.07.1944 von Dr. Hans-Peter Diller, OTA https://web.archive.org/web/20090408164814/http://www.offizierschule-des-heeres.de/tresckowmonografie.htm.
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„Its fine if the law bans books because government won't really enforce it.“

—  Elena Kagan Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States 1960
Widely reported as having been said by Kagan during the Supreme Court oral argument in the Citizens United case in September, 2009; however, this quote does not appear in the actual transcript of the oral argument http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/08-205[Reargued].pdf.

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„German law takes precedence over sharia. The full face veil should be banned, wherever legally possible.“

—  Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany 1954
"Angela Merkel calls for burka ban in Germany" http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/06/angela-merkel-calls-burka-ban-wherever-legally-possible/, The Telegraph (6 December 2016).

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„Stupid, stupid, stupid!“

—  Pierre Boulez French composer, conductor, writer, and pianist 1925 - 2016
On the music of Giuseppe Verdi. Quoted in Boulez: Composer, Conductor, Enigma by Joan Peyser, New York: Schirmer Books, 1976.

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„To understand the workings of American politics, you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are stupid. Liberals think conservatives are evil.“

—  Charles Krauthammer American journalist 1950
Chapter 3 : Pride and Prejudices, "The Central Axiom of Partisan Politics". Originally column published as "No-Respect Politics" in The Washington Post (26 July 2002) https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/opinions/2002/07/26/no-respect-politics/f7f00171-0731-4fd8-9c07-7fae9ecb725f/<!-- also "Stupid vs. Evil?" http://townhall.com/columnists/charleskrauthammer/2002/07/26/stupid_vs_evil -->

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„I envy stupidity, stupidity is eternal.“

—  Nélson Rodrigues Brazilian writer and playwright 1912 - 1980
"Flor de Obsessão: as 1000 melhores frases de Nelson Rodrigues" - Published by Companhia das Letras, 1992 , 9788571646674

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