Bastille Day 2014 – Happy Bastille Day Quotes, Greetings, Sayings, Wishes

Bastille Day Quotes and Sayings:

“Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil.” Maximilien Robespierre

“One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.” Bertrand Russell

“No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever. There is no greater power in the universe than the need for freedom. Against that power, governments and tyrants and armies cannot stand.” J. Michael Straczynski

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way.” Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

“Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all.” Maximilien Robespierre

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