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Michael Moore Quotes: Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a participatory event. If we don't participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.
         

Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a participatory event. If we don't participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.


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I'm interested to see what happens with Fox News and phone hacking. I really can't believe it just happens in Great Britain. Because really, who cares about just hacking phones over there?



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There's a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them.



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The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not 'insurgents' or 'terrorists' or 'The Enemy.' They are the REVOLUTION, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow - and they will win.



This book, 'Stupid White Men,' has sold now over four million copies worldwide. Probably about half of that may be in the U.S. and Canada, and the rest, overseas.

This book, 'Stupid White Men,' has sold now over four million copies worldwide. Probably about half of that may be in the U.S. and Canada, and the rest, overseas.



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Any time you got the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, your time is up.



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Back in the '80s and '90s, when GM was consistently posting giant profits, they were simultaneously firing tens of thousands of workers in my hometown of Flint and across Michigan.



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This is the crux of the problem: because the Republicans and the right wing have been successful in almost eliminating unions, everyone else has suffered as a result.





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[European audiences differ from American] they talk different. The ones in Holland speak Dutch. The ones in Switzerland speak Swiss. That's the only difference.



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In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love?



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