"What if the democracy we thought we were serving no longer exists, and the Republic has become the very evil we have been fighting to destroy?" - Padmé in Star Wars III.
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." - First Amendment, US Constitution.
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America." - Preamble, US Constitution.
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke, Whig politician and statesman who is often regarded as the father of modern conservatism.
"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country." - General George S. Patton.
"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense." - Mark Twain.
"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell.