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Francis P. Yockey Quotes


An American political thinker and polemicist best known for his neo-Spenglerian book Imperium: The Philosophy of History and Politics, published under the pen name Ulick Varange in 1948.
(1917 - 1960)

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A moment's reflection shows that Liberalism is entirely negative. It is not a formative force, but always and only a disintegrating force.
[Liberalism]
 

A political theory seeks to find from history the limits of the politically possible.
 

Alliance does not mean love, any more than war means hate.
 

As a world view, Darwinism cannot of course be refuted, since Faith is, always has been, and always will be, stronger than facts.
 

Capitalism is not an economic system, but a world-outlook, or rather, a part of a whole world-outlook.
 

Every non-political human grouping of whatever kind, legal, social, religious, economic or other becomes at last political if it creates an opposition deep enough to range men against one another as enemies.
 

Every science is a profane restatement of the preceding dogmas of the religious period.
 

Hatred is not contained in political thinking. Any hatred worked up against the public enemy is non-political, and always shows some weakness in the internal political situation.
 

If pessimism is despair, optimism is cowardice and stupidity. Is there any need to choose between them?
[Pessimism]
 

Leftist ideas are a part of the very atmosphere which American youth breathes.
 

Liberalism can only be defined negatively. It is a mere critique, not a living idea.
[Liberalism]
 

Liberalism is a most important by-product of Rationalism, and its origins and ideology must be clearly shown.
[Liberalism]
 

Liberalism is Rationalism in politics.
[Liberalism]
 

Man as a pure animal does not exist.
[Man]
 

No section of the American populace has been more completely deceived by the forces interested in keeping the truth from the people than America's youth.
 

Pessimism only describes an attitude, and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective.
[Pessimism]
 

Politics is activity in relation to power.
[Politics]
 

Rationalism, which is the feeling that everything is subject to and completely explicable by Reason, consequently rejects everything not visible and calculable.
 

The 19th century was the age of Individualism; the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism.
 

The early American arrived at a land of which he knew nothing.
 


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