"You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once."
"In such condition [of man without government] there is no place for industry, because the fruit thereof is uncertain, and consequently no culture of the earth, no navigation nor use of the commodities that may be imported by sea, no commodious building, no instruments of moving and removing such things as require much force, no knowledge of the face of the earth; no account of time, no arts, no letters, no society, and, which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death, and the life of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short."
— Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
"...if this comes out, the city of San Francisco will be in chaos. I am talking anarchy."
— FBI Director Womack, The Rock
"In those days there was no king in Israel, [but] every man did that which was right in his own eyes."