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Trump Right! Media Are Enemy Of The People
Posted By: Letters on February 27, 2017 01:09 PM in THE ENEMY WITHIN
Joseph Farah  WND.com Published on February 23, 2017


"It might be a strange thing to hear from someone who has spent his entire professional life working in the media, but Donald Trump is right when he says the media are “the enemy of the American people.”

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At first, it did sound a little harsh to me.

I know I would almost certainly not say it myself without thinking about it. And I had never really considered that kind of rhetoric before. But, after serious thought and consideration, I have concluded Trump is right again, at least in the way I believe he intended it.

How did he mean it?

I concluded he wasn’t talking about me, my news organization, the kind of work I have done over the last 40-plus years as a reporter, foreign correspondent, running daily newspapers in major markets and founding the very first independent, online news service.

I know that because Trump has only praised my work and my news organization.

So, I should not take his comment personally – as if it were directed at me.

Secondly, I will admit that my news organization is exceptional in the following way: The philosophy I personally have always followed as well as WND is this: The central role of a free press in a free society is to serve as a watchdog on government with an eye toward exposing corruption, fraud, waste and abuse, including abuse of the Constitution. Too often, in my experience, the Big Media do not subscribe to the Constitution’s tight limits on what government can do. Too often the Big Media have served as a lapdog of government rather than a watchdog.

But let’s get to the specifics of what Trump meant.

The vast majority of the media have been lying about Trump and his agenda. You will not find a more hostile environment regarding Trump than in most American newsrooms. They hate him. They detest him. There’s nothing they admire about him. They don’t believe he was really elected president. And they will never stop attacking him – personally, politically, spiritually, you name it. They will even do stories that claim he is mentally unhinged.

They even concoct stories out of whole cloth.

And that’s what prompted Trump to call the media “the enemy of the people.”

For that reason, I have concluded he’s right. It was a fair statement. I agree with Trump.

This hit me right between the eyes the other day when I heard, in a moment of candor, Mika Brzezinski make the following statement: “Well, I think that the dangerous, you know, edges here are that he is (Trump) trying to undermine the media and trying to make up his own facts. And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think. And that, that is our job.”

First of all, let me dissect that statement: Mika Brzezinski is not a reporter. She is not a journalist. She is a TV-radio host and political commentator. But she is part of the media establishment. In fact, her father has long been part of the political establishment – right out of the David Rockefeller-Henry Kissinger wing.

She’s also not the brightest bulb in her profession. Most successful media personalities would have had the good sense not to claim that it is their job to “control exactly what people think.” Most want to do that, but they would never make such an embarrassing admission while the public is actually listening.

Yet, it’s more evidence of Donald Trump’s point.

Anyone who wants and seeks to “control exactly what people think” is not someone who is content competing in the realm of ideas. Instead, anyone like that actually wants to force their way of thinking on others.

The most amazing thing about Brzezinski’s entire statement is how devoid of truth, intelligence and coherence it is.

Are unemployment and the economy worsening under Trump? What evidence of that is there in his first month in office? The stock market is setting all-time records. No policies enacted by Trump could possibly have affected employment statistics in his first 30 days. The entire comment is so hopelessly disjointed and rambling, you have to wonder how and why someone like this is able to hold on to a media job.

If she’s trying to undermine Trump, she failed miserably. Instead, she made his case for him.

The media really are, by and large, the enemy of the American people." -- Joseph Farah


Joseph Farah  WND.com February 23, 2017

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    David Stockman

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

    Voltaire

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    John Kerry

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    American Patriot

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Daniel Webster

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "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

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    WAG

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

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

  • "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

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "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)

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    St. Augustine

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Syrus

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Unknown

  • "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

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

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "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

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

  • “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)

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

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

  • "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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Aristotle

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • 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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    George Washington

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity"

    Alexander Pope

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    WAG

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    WAG

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Confucious

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    James Madison

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    John Adams

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

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

    WAG

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

    William Faulkner

  • “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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Aristotle

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Socrates

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

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

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "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)

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

    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)

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

    WAG

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    GR

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

  • “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?”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    George W. Bush

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    George Santayana

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "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

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


    WAG

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

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

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Frost

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

  • “It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Barbara Bush

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    WAG

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

    Jack Miner

  • "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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Plato

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

    Charlotte

  • "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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Anatole France

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

    Matthew 16:26

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

  • “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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • “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)

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “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

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Luck

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    George Washington

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • “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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Willis Player

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    George Mason

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pietro Aretino

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Groucho Marx

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    George Washington

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    George Orwell

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

    Bertrand Russell

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    James Madison

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Hugo Black

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    John Adams

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    William Pitt

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Voltaire

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

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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Bovard

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Karl Marx

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    WAG

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • “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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charley Reese

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    WAG

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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • 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.

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

    Mark Twain

  • "The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan”

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    George Washington

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

  • “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

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

  • “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

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

  • "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)

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

    James A. Garfield

  • “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

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Harry Truman

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Jay Leno

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "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

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

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

    James Madison

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Plato

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Ernest Benn

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

  • “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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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 )

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Government Motto

  • “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

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

    John Adams

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    Tacitus

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dave Barry

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.