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'A Little State Control Wouldn't Hurt Anybody'

Top Democrat spills beans on revival of 'Fairness Doctrine'

"A little state control wouldn't hurt anybody," declared Jerry Brown, California's Democrat attorney general, in on air comments yesterday about the possible reinstatement of the so-called "Fairness Doctrine."

"You have a point of view and I have a point of view and they are different. I think the clash can sometimes illuminate the two better than just a one sided presentation," stated Brown, during an exclusive interview with Michael Savage broadcast on the top talker's national radio show.

Savage countered by positing any revival of the "Fairness Doctrine" is aimed at muting conservative talk radio. Brown replying by stating Savage's suggestion had the "tinge of paranoia."

Michael Savage Interviews Jerry Brown (Part 2/2 on The Fairness Doctrine)

It "would not apply to any other element of the media. It's aimed strictly at us in the minority in the media," Savage shot back. "And they want us controlled and constrained and removed from the airwaves. They only want to hear progressive voices that laud Obama and laud the liberal way."

Retorted Brown: "I don't think that's a fair description of what's going on and it has a tinge of paranoia connected to it."

Savage, however, claimed Brown was using "Soviet tactics" by attempting to paint critics of the Fairness Doctrine as paranoid.

"That's what they used to do in the Soviet Union with dissidents Jerry. They would accuse dissidents of being paranoid," Savage said. "A country that is supposedly free must have dissent."

The radio talker went on to say the possible revival of the so-called Fairness Doctrine was clearly targeting his show as well as "Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity ... They (liberal democrats) want to shut us up. There is something we are doing that must be right because they are all up in arms over us."

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He claimed a new Fairness Doctrine wouldn't attempt to put conservative voices on National Public Radio.

We made it in radio because there is an audience for us ... Let the marketplace determine what people listen to and not the government," Savage said.

"You are starting to sound as though you want a little state control over the media," Savage added.

Brown then exclaimed, "Well, a little state control wouldn't hurt anybody."

Democrats line up behind 'Fairness Doctrine'

The Fairness Doctrine, abolished in 1987, was a policy of the Federal Communications Commission that required the holders of broadcast licenses to present controversial issues of public importance in a manner the agency considered "balanced." Some Democrat lawmakers' recent comments in support of reintroducing the Fairness Doctrine have generated concern among the conservative establishment the government might push to re-establish the doctrine in some manner.

Earlier this month, WND reported Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., expressed support about introducing legislation to bring "accountability" to the airwaves.

Asked by radio host and WND columnist Bill Press whether it was time to bring back the so-called "Fairness Doctrine", Stabenow replied: "I think it's absolutely time to pass a standard. Now, whether it's called the Fairness Standard, whether it's called something else – I absolutely think it's time to be bringing accountability to the airwaves. I mean, our new president has talked rightly about accountability and transparency. You know, that we all have to step up and be responsible. And, I think in this case, there needs to be some accountability and standards put in place."

Stabenow's husband, Tom Athans, was executive vice president of the left-leaning talk radio network Air America. He left the network in 2006, when it filed for bankruptcy, and co-founded the TalkUSA Radio Network.

Asked by Press if she could be counted on to push for hearings in the Senate this year "to bring these (radio station) owners in and hold them accountable," Stabenow replied: "I have already had some discussions with colleagues and, you know, I feel like that's gonna happen. Yep."

Meanwhile, as WND has previously reported, other Democratic legislators have tried to claim talk about a reintroduction of the so-called "Fairness Doctrine" is merely conspiracy-mongering by right-wing talk radio and its partisan cheerleaders.

But some Democrats in the Senate and House – and even a few Republicans – have made no secret of their support for such legislation.

"For many, many years, we operated under a Fairness Doctrine in this country," Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., told Albuquerque radio station KKOB last year. "I think the country was well-served. I think the public discussion was at a higher level and more intelligent in those days than it has become since."

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Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., told WYNC's Bryan Lehrer Show in 2007, "I think the Fairness Doctrine ought to be there and I also think equal time doctrine ought to come back."

In June of last year, John Gizzi reported in Human Events a conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in which he asked her if she personally supported revival of the "Fairness Doctrine."

"Yes," Pelosi answered.

And as recently as December, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif. – who servves on the Telecommunications and Internet Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee – told the Palo Alto Daily Post she still believes in the "Fairness Doctrine" and will work on bringing it back.

"It should and will affect everyone," Eshoo pledged.

Meanwhile, President Obama's press secretary, Robert Gibbs, told Broadcasting & Cable during the presidential election campaign, "Sen. Obama does not support reimposing the Fairness Doctrine on broadcasters. He considers this debate to be a distraction from the conversation we should be having about opening up the airwaves and modern communications to as many diverse viewpoints as possible."

The debate heated up again recently, however, when Obama singled out Rush Limbaugh, the king of talk radio, for criticism: "You can't just listen to Rush Limbaugh and get things done."  (Aaron Klein/WorldNetDaily.com 2/14/09)

Reminds me of the doctor who told the patient that she was a little pregnant.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "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

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

    George Eliot

  • "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

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    John Adams

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Galileo

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • 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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

  • "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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

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

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

    Socrates

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

    Voltaire

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Unknown

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    WAG

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

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

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

  • "The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die"

    William Faulkner

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

    Mark Twain

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Maya Angelou

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dean Acheson

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

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

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

    William Pitt

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • "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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Leo Durocher

  • “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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    GR

  • 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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

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

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

  • "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

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    James Bovard

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • “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)

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

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    WAG

  • "For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Willis Player

  • "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)

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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”

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • 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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

  • “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

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

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “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 )

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "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 keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    George Washington

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin"

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

  • "All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance."

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

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

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

    Plato

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

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

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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”

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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?”

  • “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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    George Santayana

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    WAG

  • “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)

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

  • “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

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Evan Sayet

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

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Anonymous

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Tacitus

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "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 power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not."

    H.L. Mencken

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • 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

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

    Anonymous

  • "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)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Confucious

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

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Confucius

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

    Aristotle

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

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

    Rod Serling

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Jack Miner

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Doug Larson

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

  • “If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?”

  • “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

  • "If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Charlotte

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

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man - if you want anything done, ask a woman"

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    WAG

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Wooden

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    James Madison

  • "You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • “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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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."

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

  • "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

  • “There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil”

    Ayn Rand

  • "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.

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Orwell

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Plato

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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)

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Larry Elder

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

  • "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

  • “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)

  • “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”

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Harry Truman

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?"

    WAG

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "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

  • 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 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

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Voltaire

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • “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 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

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Government Motto

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • “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

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

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Anatole France

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dave Barry

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Luck

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

    WAG

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.”

  • “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

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

    George Washington

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

  • "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)

  • “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)

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    David Stockman

  • "Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

  • "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,"

    Pope John Paul II

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check."

    Patrice Lewis

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Steven Wright

  • "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.

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Jay Leno

  • “To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • 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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • 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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Plato

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    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

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

  • 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

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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    David Letterman

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

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

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

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

    Lao-tzu

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    John Wayne

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Washington

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Charles Gordy

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "In the age of information, ignorance is a choice"

    WAG

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon 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