„But a stranger in a strange land, he is no one. Men know him not, and to know not is to care not for.“

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„Men, forgive Him, for He knows not what He has done.“

— José Saramago Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature 1928 - 2008
Context: Jesus then realized he had been brought here under false pretences, as the lamb is led to sacrifice and that his life had been planned for death since the very beginning. Remembering the river of blood and suffering that would flow from his side and flood the entire earth, he called out to the open sky where God could be seen smiling, Men, forgive Him, for He knows not what He has done. p. 347; Jesus' last words from the cross.

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„He is a stranger to me, but he is a most remarkable man — and I am the other one. Between us, we cover all knowledge; he knows all that can be known, and I know the rest.“

— Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910
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„The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.“

— H.L. Mencken American journalist and writer 1880 - 1956
Context: The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots. The demaslave is one who listens to what these idiots have to say and pretends to believe it himself. Part 2, chapter 4 http://books.google.com/books?id=Xw-DAAAAMAAJ&q=%22The+demagogue+is+one+who+preaches+doctrines+he+knows+to+be+untrue+to+men+he+knows+to+be+idiots%22&pg=PA103#v=onepage

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