There is enough treachery, hatred violence absurdity in the average

Human being to supply any given army on any given day

And the best at murder are those who preach against it

And the best at hate are those who preach love

And the best at war finally are those who preach peace

Those who preach god, need god

Those who preach peace do not have peace

Those who preach peace do not have love

Beware the preachers

Beware the knowers

Beware those who are always reading books

Beware those who either detest poverty

Or are proud of it

Beware those quick to praise

For they need praise in return

Beware those who are quick to censor

They are afraid of what they do not know

Beware those who seek constant crowds for

They are nothing alone

Beware the average man the average woman

Beware their love, their love is average

Seeks average

                        - Charles Bukowski