Quotes of Colonnade

“ The American continents… are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers. ”

- James Monroe

“ The loss of national identity is the greatest defeat a nation can know, and it is inevitable under the contemporary form of colonization. ”

- Slobodan Milosevic

“ When i was growing up i always wanted to be someone. now i realize i should have been more specific. ”

- Lily Tomlin

“ Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc… ”

- Henry Miller

“ It is too often forgotten that when the Europeans gained enough maritime skills and gunpowder to conquer most of the world, they not only colonized the bulk of the world's people but they colonized the interpretation of history itself. Human history was rewritten to favor them at the expense of other people… ”

- John Henrik Clarke
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