Famous Dictums

“Brief Thoughts” is a new category suggested by Noor Salik. In this category the participants can express their thoughts from few lines to a paragraph or send famous dictum, sayings or any other brief material for posting. Some other new categories shall be added soon.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ( Burma’s Opposition Leader) famous dictum “it is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.”

Barry Goldwater,  in his speech accepting the 1964 Republican presidential nomination, said “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and “moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue,