“Whatever will benefit Australia that we are for
Whatever will harm Australia that we are against.”
– William Lane
The following quotes from the Australia First Party newsletter: ‘ Eureka! ‘
“Patriotism is a sentiment attached to one place, and cannot be attached to a series of places scattered over the whole face of the earth. An Australian patriot must of necessity place Australia first in his thoughts.”
~ Percy Stephensen, Australian writer and founder of the 1941-2 Australia First Movement. (Eureka! #488)
“Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.”
~ Julius Caesar. (Eureka! #487)
“It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.”
~ Voltaire, Enlightenment philosopher. (Eureka! #486)
“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought that they seldom use.”
~ Soran Keirkegaard, Danish philosopher. (Eureka! #485)
“A racist is a person who wins an argument with a multiculturalist.”
~ Graeme Campbell, founder of the first Australia First Party, 1996. (Eureka! #485)
“Most people, in fact, will not take the trouble in finding out the truth, but are much more inclined to accept the first story they hear.”
~ Thucyidides, Ancient Greek historian.
“Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal, while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before”
~ Herodotus, Greek historian.
“The smallest evil if neglected, will reach the greatest proportions.”
~ Pliny the Younger, Roman historian.
“The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.”
~ Tacitus, Roman historian.
“Whatever will benefit Australia – that we are for; whatever will harm Australia – that we are against.”
~ William Lane (1861-1917) journalist, advocate of Australian labour politics, utopian.