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DEMS GEt SEt TO MUZZLE THE RIGHT

"Should Barack Obama win the presidency and Democrats take full control of Congress, next year will see a real legislative attempt to bring back the Fairness Doctrine - and to diminish conservatives' influence on broadcast radio, the one medium they dominate. Yes, the Obama campaign said some months back that the candidate doesn't seek to re-impose this regulation, which, until Ronald Reagan's FCC phased it out in the 1980s, required TV and radio broadcasters to give balanced airtime to opposing viewpoints or face steep fines or even loss of license. But most Democrats - including party elders Nancy Pelosi, John Kerry and Al Gore - strongly support the idea of mandating "fairness." Would a President Obama veto a new Fairness Doctrine if Congress enacted one? It's doubtful. The Fairness Doctrine was an astonishingly bad idea. It's a too-tempting power for government to abuse. When the doctrine was in effect, both Democratic and Republican administrations regularly used it to harass critics on radio and TV. Second, a new Fairness Doctrine would drive political talk radio off the dial. If a station ran a big-audience conservative program like, say, Laura Ingraham's, it would also have to run a left-leaning alternative. But liberals don't do well on talk radio, as the failure of Air America and indeed all other liberal efforts in the medium to date show. Stations would likely trim back conservative shows so as to avoid airing unsuccessful liberal ones. Then there's all the lawyers you'd have to hire to respond to the regulators measuring how much time you devoted to this topic or that. Too much risk and hassle, many radio executives would conclude. Why not switch formats to something less charged - like entertainment or sports coverage? For those who dismiss this threat to freedom of the airwaves as unlikely, consider how the politics of "fairness" might play out with the public. A Rasmussen poll last summer found that fully 47 percent of respondents backed the idea of requiring radio and television stations to offer "equal amounts of conservative and liberal political commentary," with 39 percent opposed. Liberals, Rasmussen found, support a Fairness Doctrine by 54 percent to 26 percent, while Republicans and unaffiliated voters were more evenly divided. The language of "fairness" is seductive. Even with control of Washington and public support, Dems would have a big fight in passing a Fairness Doctrine. Rush Limbaugh & Co. wouldn't sit by idly and let themselves be regulated into silence, making the outcome of any battle uncertain. But Obama and the Democrats also plan other, more subtle regulations that would achieve much the same outcome. He and most Democrats want to expand broadcasters' public-interest duties. One such measure would be to impose greater "local accountability" on them - requiring stations to carry more local programming whether the public wants it or not. The reform would entail setting up community boards to make their demands known when station licenses come up for renewal. The measure is clearly aimed at national syndicators like Clear Channel that offer conservative shows. It's a Fairness Doctrine by subterfuge. Obama also wants to relicense stations every two years (not eight, as is the case now), so these monitors would be a constant worry for stations. Finally, the Democrats also want more minority-owned stations and plan to intervene in the radio marketplace to ensure that outcome. It's worth noting, as Jesse Walker does in the latest Reason magazine, that Trinity Church, the controversial church Obama attended for many years, is heavily involved in the media-reform movement, having sought to restore the Fairness Doctrine, prevent media consolidation and deny licenses to stations that refuse to carry enough children's programming. Regrettably, media freedom hasn't been made an issue by the McCain campaign, perhaps because the maverick senator is himself no fan of unbridled political speech, as his long support of aggressive campaign-finance regulation underscores. But the threat to free speech is real - and profoundly disturbing." (BRIAN C. ANDERSON/NYPost.com 10/20/08)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "He does not believe who does not live according to his belief."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one"


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    James Madison

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • “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 )

  • “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)

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

    Chinese proverb

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

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Ann Landers

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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)

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Rick Perry

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

  • "Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go"

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Steyn

  • "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.

  • “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

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "The most valuable thing you can spend on your children is your time"

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try"

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

    Ephesians 6:11

  • 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

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

    WAG

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Dave Barry

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

  • "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

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying,"

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "In politics, never let facts get in the way of a good story"

    WAG

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

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

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

    Jay Leno

  • "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

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Kinky Friedman

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

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

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

    David Stockman

  • "Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God"

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

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks"

    Charles Gordy

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "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 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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

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

    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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Mark Twain

  • "What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul"

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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)

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

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    John Adams

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    WAG

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • “Rarely is it said after Senate debate that everything has not been said, rather it is whether every Senator has said it”

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target"

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

  • "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

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

    Ian Fleming

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "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

  • "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Hey, don’t get me wrong. I 'm all for the government (spending) investing our money into “shovel” ready projects, so long as I’m the one selling the shovels."

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target"

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Anonymous

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

  • 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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

  • 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.”

  • "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • “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

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

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

    Lou Holtz

  • “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

  • “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)

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • “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

  • "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)

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

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "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

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

    John Wooden

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

  • 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

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

    Demosthenes

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    George Eliot

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible. He who has trusted where he ought not will surely mistrust where he ought not"

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    Will Rogers

  • “In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of citizens to give to the other”

    Voltaire (1764)

  • "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

  • "The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry"

    Maya Angelou

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • 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.

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Plato

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "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

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

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

    American Citizen

  • “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

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

    Socrates

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

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

  • "Don't steal - The government hates competition"

  • “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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "The optimist simply does not have all the facts."

    WAG

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

    Ted Nugent

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

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Mark Twain

  • "May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door"

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

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    William Pitt

  • "Find something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Confucius

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Syrus

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Harry Truman

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

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

  • "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

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • “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

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

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

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear."

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Bertrand Russell

  • “The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them”

    Jason Laumark

  • "One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."

    Ronald Reagan

  • “The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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."

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "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

  • “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    WAG

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

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith"

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Winston Churchill

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance."

    James Madison

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

  • “We can state with conviction, therefore, that a man's support for absolute government is in direct proportion to the contempt he feels for his country.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "The irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present"

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Moliere

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

  • "Saying a gun shoots people is like saying a pencil makes mistakes, or a spoon makes people fat."

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man."

    Psalm 118:8

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

    John Wayne

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

    Dana Buchman

  • 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

  • "I love my job, I love fighting for what I believe in, I love having fun while I am doing it, I love reporting stories that the complex refuses to report, I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and famously I enjoy enemies."

    Andrew Breitbart

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Aristotle

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • “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

  • "We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "With each failure, you move one step closer to success. It’s when you give up that you truly fail."

    Pat Flynn

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

  • 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

  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare"

    Mark Twain

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

    Galileo

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

    James A. Garfield

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain”

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine"

    Ayn Rand

  • “Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory”

  • "The truth is usually pretty simple, but as I’m sure you would agree, finding it in the mainstream media is next to impossible"

    Ann Coulter

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • "We provide Americans an education in exchange for their commitment to serve in our armed forces, while at the same time, we offer amnesty to illegal immigrants in exchange for their commitment to vote Democrat for life."

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • “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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    George Washington

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    WAG

  • "The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope"

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • 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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Gold is important, but so are guns and ammunition, and it’s the guys with the guns and ammunition that’ll get the gold in the end”

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

    George Washington

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Anonymous

  • “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”

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "May the thirst for truth never be quenched."

    WAG

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Unknown

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

    Plato

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Aristotle

  • "Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza."

    Dave Barry

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

  • "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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

  • "An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

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

  • “About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation”

    Will Rogers

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anonymous

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

  • "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

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Tacitus

  • “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

  • “A woman's outfit should be like a barbed-wire fence - serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”

    Sophia Loren

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”

    Saul Bellow

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • “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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    WAG

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "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

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

  • “An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.”

    Progressive apologist

  • "No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen"

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Plato

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have."

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

  • "I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance."

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Luck

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

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

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    James Madison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

  • "For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote"

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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)

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Charlotte

  • “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 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

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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • 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

  • “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

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

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

    WAG

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

  • "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated"

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

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

  • "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

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

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

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

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger"

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”

    Edmund Burke

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved"

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "Free speech is a two-way street, and if you use it, you'd better be prepared to dodge oncoming traffic"

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Why would anyone save for tomorrow, if tomorrow, that which you can buy today, will be so much more expensive. Therein lies the problem. Therein lies the plan."

    WAG

  • 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

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

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • "Of all the enemies of true liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other."

    James Madison

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    John Kerry

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Real courage is found, not in the willingness to risk death, but in the willingness to stand, alone if necessary, against the ignorant and disapproving herd"

    Jon Roland (1976)

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "I know of no way to judge the future but by the past"

  • "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

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

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

    Confucious

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

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

    Brad Thor

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Vince Lombardi