Confucious - it is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. This is so true.
Choosing ignorance, or overindulging in "the pursuit of happiness" without caring about what is happening to your life and liberty. We are a nation of too many fools who believe the government owes us happiness even at the expense of the loss of liberty.