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LORETTA LYNCH, PORTRAIt OF CORRUPTION
Posted By: Letters on June 17, 2017 05:45 AM in CORRUPTION COUCH
Ari Lieberman  FrontPageMag.com Published on June 16, 2017


New revelations surrounding Lynch’s effort to sink email probe sparks bi-partisan call for investigation

"She barely served two years as attorney general during Obama’s tenure but during that time, Loretta Lynch distinguished herself as arguably the most corrupt attorney general in the history of the United States. That’s a tall order considering that her predecessor was Eric Holder, who was notorious for politicizing his office and cited for contempt of Congress for stonewalling in the infamous Fast and Furious fiasco. Nevertheless, when it comes to outright corruption, it’s hard to find a better candidate than Loretta Lynch.

Lynch like everyone else who listened to the mainstream media elites believed that a Clinton presidency was all but guaranteed. She was likely angling for a position within the next administration and would utilize the power of her office to make certain that nothing altered the presidential trajectory charted by media elites, leftist pollsters and top Democratic Party insiders.

During his recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former FBI director James Comey testified that Lynch directed him to refer to the FBI’s criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton as a “matter,” which “confused and concerned” him and gave him a “queasy feeling.” The benign language employed by Lynch directly tracked the Clinton campaign’s talking points in an effort to downplay the significance and negative ramifications of the criminal probe.

But it gets worse for Lynch, much worse in fact. Circa reports that in closed session before the Intelligence Committee, Comey testified that he confronted Lynch with a sensitive document in which it was suggested that Lynch was going to use her authority and power of her office to thwart prosecution of Clinton irrespective of the FBI’s findings in the email probe. Lynch reportedly stared at the document and then “looked up with a steely silence that lasted for some time, then asked him if he had any other business with her and if not that he should leave her office.”

These strange and rather adversarial interactions with Lynch, coupled with the now infamous 25-minute meeting that Lynch had with Bill Clinton (where the two allegedly discussed grandchildren and golf) at a Phoenix tarmac just days before Hillary was scheduled to testify before the FBI, led Comey to conclude that he needed to make his findings public “to protect the credibility of the investigation.”

The disturbing revelations regarding the nation’s top law enforcement officer and her attempts to interfere with an ongoing FBI investigation have prompted bipartisan calls by a growing chorus of Senate Judiciary Committee members to subpoena Lynch and investigate her conduct. Among those who have called for an investigation are Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) and surprisingly, Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif) the committee’s ranking member and certainly no ally of Donald Trump. But Lynch’s alleged conduct was so egregious and outrageous that it left Feinstein with little choice. Silence on the matter would reek of hypocrisy and double standards.

Fox reported that on Wednesday, Judiciary Committee chairman, Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter to Feinstein noting that the committee will pursue investigations into any efforts to influence FBI investigations. That would presumably include purported efforts by Lynch to influence or even thwart the outcome of the FBI’s email probe. The letter should have been sent days ago following Comey’s testimony and it is unclear why Chairman Grassley dragged his heals on the matter.

But even if Lynch is called before the committee, don’t expect much. Lynch is anything but straight-forward. She is adept at evading and obfuscating. During her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last year, exasperated congressmen marveled at her seeming inability to provide straight-forward answers to direct questions requiring a simple “yes” or “no” response. 

One frustrated congressman, David Trott (R-Michigan) noted that Lynch refused to answer probative questions on at least 74 occasions. Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-S.C.), noted that Lynch’s “lack of clarity is bad for the republic.” And Rep Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) bluntly told Lynch that she was “sending a terrible message to the world,” and that her “lack of clarity” before the committee was “pretty stunning.” Rep. Doug Collins (D- Ga) dryly commented that he missed Eric Holder because “at least when he came here he gave us answers.” 

But Lynch remained unfazed by the criticism. Her stoic demeanor throughout the proceedings betrayed the thought-process of a well-connected, high-level law enforcement official who thought she was above the law. Nevertheless the new and troubling revelations provided by the former FBI director in his testimony before the Intelligence Committee have provided committee members with specific, concrete information and not just innuendo. There is now evidence of actual impropriety and not merely the appearance of impropriety. In light of this tangible evidence, it will be interesting to see how the former attorney general will attempt slither her way out of the corrupted hole she dug herself into." -- Ari Lieberman


Ari Lieberman  FrontPageMag.com June 16, 2017

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  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong”

    Ronald Reagan

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members."

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

    Confucious

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.''

    Charlotte

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without”

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind"

    Hugo Black

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • "If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot"

    Ted Nugent

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

  • "It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them"

    Mark Twain

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money."

    Daniel Webster

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

  • “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • "If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it"

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public"

  • "Progressivism is an illness and should be treated as such….. Institutionalize them all."

  • "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them."

    Patrick Henry

  • "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain"

    Robert Frost

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

  • "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it"

    Upton Sinclair

  • “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to be stupid.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Tell a lie often enough, it becomes the truth”

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • “If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts”

    Albert Einstein

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Republicans in Washington have shown that the word ‘cave’ is a noun in places like Afghanistan, but it’s a verb in places like Congress"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."

    Sir Walter Scott

  • It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle."

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

  • "A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "If I could live my life over again, I wouldn't have time"

    Bob Hope

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "Agenda 21 is not a "conspiracy theory", it is an Action Plan."

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

  • “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • "People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge."

    Lao-tzu

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • "Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "It took Teddy Kennedy longer to call the police after his Oldsmobile sunk at Chappaquiddick, than it took the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard"


    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys”

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Thinking was OUTLAWED in the 1980's. The first time you think is the last time you are a Democrat.”

    Evan Sayet

  • "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them"

    Alfred Adler

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Make sure the government treats others the same, as you would want the government to treat you. … Once you consent to the government ignoring the Constitution, you deny yourself the protection of the Constitution”

    Charley Reese

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense"

    WAG

  • "A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get"

    Mark Twain

  • In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress"

    John Adams

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it"

  • “The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.”

    WAG

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain"

    Mark Twain

  • "Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state"

    John Kerry

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty"

    John F. Kennedy

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset"

    WAG

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • "If it weren't for my aversion to lying, I’d go into politics."

    WAG

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."

    Patrick Henry

  • "Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others"

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • "If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are"

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief"

    Joseph Addison

  • "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy"

    Ernest Benn

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • Scheme: “To be shady or otherwise use intellectual power to deceive or carry out a plan for a personal interest. To plan to do something to get someone’s money, most often by cheating.”

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • "Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens at the White House, but what happens inside your house"

    Barbara Bush

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live"

    Mark Twain

  • "No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut"

    Sam Rayburn

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • "If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.”

    Thomas Sowell

  • “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

    James Madison

  • "it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"

    Bob Hope

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.”

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Funny term “progressive” – oxymoron if ever I heard one when used to describe an ideology so destructive to the liberties and freedoms of the individual."

    WAG

  • "A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader"

    Dean Acheson

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • “In a free country the monetary unit rests upon a fixed foundation of gold or gold and silver, independent of the ruling politicians.”

    Howard Buffett

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little"

    Mark Twain

  • “America is the best half-educated country in the world”

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • “The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...”

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

  • "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes"

    Mark Twain

  • “Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"

    Doug Larson

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • "If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed"

    Mark Twain

  • "The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • “The same administration that can’t build a web site, just took over the internet.”

    Brad Thor

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • “When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it"

    Mark Twain

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • “The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life”

    WAG

  • "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • "As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials."

    Newt Gingrich

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • "I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents"

    James Madison

  • "The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

    Cicero, 55 BC

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "In Washington, second guessing has become second nature"

    George W. Bush

  • "Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them."

    WAG

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • “Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it - If it keeps moving, regulate it - And if it stops moving, subsidize it“

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos."

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

  • “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • People once came to America to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could. Now they come only to TAKE all that they can.

    WAG

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • “If you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion”

  • “American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it”

    Dave Barry

  • “I am an ignorant American and proud to be in the majority.”

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • "Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong"

  • "It’s not really lying if you know I’m not telling the truth."

    WAG

  • "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up"

    Mark Twain

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds. ... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution"

    Grover Cleveland

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people."

    Wendell Phillips

  • "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • Ineptocracy: (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of achieving, and where the members of society least likely to succeed or even to sustain themselves, are abundantly rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • "A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

    Thomas Paine

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

  • “Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves”

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "There has never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others."

    David Boaz

  • "Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • “It’s a funny thing about free speech: It can’t be just for your political friends. If freedom means anything, it is the one valuable gift you have to give to your worst enemies, in order to keep it for yourself”

    Doug Christie

  • “You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say”

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan."

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session"

    Mark Twain

  • "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble - it empties today of its strength"

  • "As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

    Andrew Carnegie

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years you would have a shortage of sand.”

    Milton Friedman

  • "It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously"

    Oscar Wilde

  • "The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels"

    Chinese proverb

  • "Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."

    James Madison

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

    Dutch Proverb

  • The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities”

    Ayn Rand

  • “Liberalism is not really a political philosophy. Instead, it is a state of arrested emotional development. It is a way of thinking, which leads to no place in the real world. It is a place existing only in the imagination”

    Mike S. Adams

  • "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones"

    Phillip Brooks

  • “I used to pray for somebody to speak out, to stand up and defend our liberties, … then I realized I am somebody.”

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • "Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian."

    Henry Ford

  • "Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government"

    James Madison

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • "Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."

    Jerry Pournelle

  • “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets”

    Will Rogers

  • “If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve”

    WAG

  • "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation"

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”

    Matthew 16:26

  • "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

  • "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises"

    Demosthenes

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • "If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate"

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers. And it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of a Christian Nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers."

    John Jay

  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."

    Aristotle

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all."

  • "Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerly exercised for the good of its victims may be the most opressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

    C. S. Lewis

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "I have more guns than I need but fewer than I want"

    Mike Adams

  • "Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it"

    Harry S. Truman

  • "Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes."

    WAG

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • “Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is a choice one makes, often with happiness being the desired outcome. They are however mutually exclusive.”

    WAG

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies”

    Groucho Marx

  • "You can entertain without teaching, however cannot teach without entertaining."

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • "I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "We are one justice away from the Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional."

    WAG

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • “The news is not about news anymore. It’s about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.”

    Charlie Daniels

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • "The government that can give you everything you want, can take everything that you have"

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • “The first duty of government is the protection of life, not its destruction. The chief purpose of government is to protect life. Abandon that and you have abandoned all.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • "America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within."

    Josef Stalin

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • "There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet."

    Harry Truman

  • "Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving"

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • "And what is the state but a servant and a convenience for a large number of people, just like the electric light and the plumbing system? And wouldn't it be preposterous to claim that men must exist for their plumbing, not the plumbing for the men"

    Ayn Rand

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.”

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”

    James Madison

  • "Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • "Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "The US dollar is backed by little more than confidence. Confidence in people's lack of understanding of how America's monetary system functions."

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so"

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip"

  • "Ignorance truly is a choice…….. in this age of information."

    WAG

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

  • "When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life."

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

  • "For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time."

    George Sutherland

  • "The only real power comes out of a long rifle"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it."

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective - election and power are"

    Cal Thomas

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else”

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    WAG

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • “A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.”

    Ted Nugent

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • "If voting made a difference, it would be illegal"

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?"

    WAG

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it”

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship."

  • “It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

    Mark Twain

  • "I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”

    Pietro Aretino

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Capitalism is a system whereby the rich are powerful. Communism and Socialism are systems where the powerful are rich.”

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His"

    WAG

  • "Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"

    Thomas Edison

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

    George Washington

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Money is like manure; If you spread it around, it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell"

    Clint Murchison

  • "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them"

    Bill Vaughan

  • "Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it."

    Samuel Johnson

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • "The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it"

    Mark Twain

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow."

    WAG

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors"

    Plato

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...”

    Isaiah 5:20

  • Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time it makes a law, it’s a joke"

    Will Rogers

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical"

    Yogi Berra

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “The one (a president) can confer no privileges whatever; the other (the king) can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.”

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • "Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting."

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • "Feed a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime"

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • "He who would give up a little liberty in return for a little security deserves neither liberty nor security"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "A free nation is armed with a free press."

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie”

    Ann Landers

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

  • Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • “To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed”

    WAG

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "I oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • "Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution"

    WAG

  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."

    James Madison

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted"


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • "It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Welfare is mistrusted by those who pay for it, and held in contempt by those who receive it"

  • "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on."

    Robert Frost

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Some goals are so worthy, it's glorious even to fail"

  • "It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge."

    Enrico Fermi

  • “There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "It is never too late to be what you might have been"

    George Eliot

  • “Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation”

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

    Confucius

  • "You can't have freedom of speech, and at the same time have people not being offended"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • “If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves”

    Winston Churchill

  • “Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "All the perplexities, confusion and distresses in America arise not from defects in the constitution or confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, as much from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation."

    John Adams

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval"

    Mark Twain

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "The great ignorant failure of the left: Though it has learned how to get elected, it has not learned how to govern."

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke off the unused path"

  • "The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”

    Voltaire

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"

    George Washington

  • "If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job."

    Jack Abramoff

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "It’s not the votes that count. It’s who counts the votes"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened”

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • “Do you think you would ever have heard of Christianity if the Apostles had gone out and said, ‘I believe in consensus?’”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws"

    Ayn Rand

  • "In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

  • "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there”

    John Wooden

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • "A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

  • "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

  • “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself”

    James Madison

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it"

    Milton Friedman

  • Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins”

    William Pitt

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • “A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is."

    Jack Miner

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • “To possess a memory is to be blessed with a priceless good. It is our link to the past, our guidepost to the present and our passport to the future”

  • "It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves”

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

  • "That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down"

    WAG

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

  • "The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office"

    Will Rogers

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"

    WAG

  • "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures."

    WAG

  • "I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar"

    Robert Brault

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • “When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • "America's liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence"

    C. A. Beard

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Something that can’t go on forever, won’t."

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Just because someone says something that’s not factual, does not mean it’s not truthful, if they believe what they are saying."

    Liberal Logic

  • “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"

    John Adams

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

  • "To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research"

  • "Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."

    Luck

  • “A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Always love your country — but never trust your government”

    Robert Novak

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • "I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you"

  • "The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that aren't true”

    Mark Twain

  • "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear"

    Mark Twain

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • At that point when we put America first, will be the time that this nation begins to heal itself”

    WAG

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time"

    Mark Twain

  • The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it"

    Albert Einstein

  • "There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily"

    George Washington

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up"

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

  • "Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat"

    Mark Twain

  • “Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead”

    Will Rogers

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Every morning is the dawn of a new error."

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes"

    Thomas Paine

  • "Influence peddling and corruption are bipartisan sins: those out of power allege them, those in power commit them"

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

    Samuel Adams

  • "If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates"

    Jay Leno

  • If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate” Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

  • “The University campus is the only place where everything that a parent has taught a young person for 18 years is completely undermined in one semester of their freshman year"

    Kevin McCullough

  • “The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.’”

    Harry Browne

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • “So far consumers are worried about the future. Once they start worrying about the present, we’re in trouble.”

  • "Police in Austria are looking for a bank robber who wears a Sarah Palin mask while committing robberies. He started out with a Barack Obama mask, but no one took him seriously"

    Jay Leno

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves"

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are"

    John Wooden

  • ”The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • “I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success."

  • "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me"

    Erma Bombeck

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • "Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them"

    Frederick Douglass

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown