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Obama Faces Biggest Threat To Democracy: China
Posted By: Professor on November 14, 2008 08:38 AM in CHINA
Lev Navrozov  NewsMax.com Published on November 13, 2008


"As Election Day (Nov. 4, 2008) was approaching, arguments seemed to focus on which of the two candidates would enrich a greater number of Americans. However, any wealth can be destroyed by war, including expropriations of the wealth by the war enemy, and the 20th century already demonstrated how a war may become a world war. Nothing had been said about this possibility for the days, months, and years preceding Election Day. In the 20th century, the danger of a world war was demonstrated by Germany, which was assumed to be highly civilized and unique in regards to music, philosophy, and science. Germany failed to make its domination global only because, first, Hitler attacked Stalin’s Russia too early and hence could not finance adequately his ongoing atomic project in order to be the first to have atomic bombs, and, second, because his anti-Semitism led to the emigration from Germany of some unique scientists of genius such as Einstein. Presumably most of the world outside the United States is also wishing as many Americans as possible to be as wealthy as possible, and hence as happy as possible, for happiness is a direct consequence of wealth. As it is sung in Gounod’s “Faust”: “On the earth, the entire human race worships only one sacred idol . . . And that idol is the Calf of Gold.” Certainly the totalitarian rulers are not averse to the worship of wealth for themselves, even though they keep it secret. On every anniversary of the “Great October Socialist Revolution” Stalin appeared at the top of the stepped pyramid of Lenin’s tomb, called the Lenin Mausoleum, so that Muscovites could see him as they passed by in a festival procession. Our neighbor, a physician, carried his elementary-school-age daughter on his shoulders so that both of them could see Stalin as well as possible. During one period of his life, 1918 to 1923, Stalin was a military officer, and so in 1938 or 1948 he would appear at the top of the Mausoleum wearing that same military dress of 20 or 30 years ago to save on his dress and thus to show his beloved people how thrifty he was for their sake. But the best palaces of the Russian pre-1917 counts and princes were preserved for him in case he would like to drop in. In 2000, a new “five-year plan” began in China, and in 2010, China is expected to have more Ph.D. scientists and technicians than the United States, except that an overwhelming majority of them will be concentrated on the development of post-nuclear super weapons. How can we know this? China produces statistical yearbooks, and although they do not state as much in a direct manner, conclusions can be drawn from their numbers. Yet, perhaps no CIA consultant to President George W. Bush did such school math for him, or perhaps he forgot such trifles and rushed to grace with his personal attendance the Chinese Olympic Games. Indeed, in the eight years of his presidency, Bush never spoke about China as a viable threat. It is ironic that Germany with its national socialism seemed to be incomparably more dangerous in the United States than does China with its Marxism-Leninism (and its 1.3 billion people as against 80 million people of Germany today). A lethal abyss opens before the 44th U.S. president: the world of post-nuclear superweapons, being developed in a country whose population exceeds that of the United States more than four times and which is using “capitalism” as effectively all over the world as was the “state slavery” of Stalin or Hitler, in which a human being could always be converted into a detail of a military machine, employing the latest in sciences and technologies. Since I acquire all books published by Western sinologists, analyzing the military advance of China, I bought Steven W. Mosher’s “Hegemon: China’s Plan to Dominate Asia and the World.” Copyrighted in 2000, that is, the year when China’s military development boost started, and George W. Bush became the U.S. president for two terms. Dr. Mosher knows both Mandarin and Cantonese. He conducted anthropological research in rural China and was predictably banished from China as a spy. For good measure, a Yahoo! search reveals that he was expelled from Stanford University because his book “Broken Earth” caused so much controversy between China’s government and the rest of the nations. But why did he use the word “Hegemon” in the title of his book? This is a Greek, not Chinese, word. In Soviet elementary school, we read “The Wolf and the Lamb,” the fable by the famous Russian fabulist “Grandfather Krylov.” The lesson was, “Strength always finds weakness guilty.” In the fable, before eating the lamb, the wolf tried to find him guilty, but each time his accusation was blatantly absurd. Finally, the wolf said, “Part of your guilt is my hunger!” and “dragged the lamb into the dark woods.” Some inhabitants of constitutionalist or democratic countries would disagree with Krylov. An American biography of Hitler “The Pathological God Adolph Hitler,” by Robert G. L. White, was published in 1977. Hitler was no more pathological than is any American murderer, killing his victims for money without endangering himself too much. Hitler was strength, and his victims were weakness. Should Hitler have tried to find any other cause? No! He was pathological, you see! This is what White tried to prove. A normal person will never — never ever — attack other countries without any reason except his strength versus their weakness. Incidentally, when his strength was over, Hitler killed himself, which shows that he was normal — he wanted to avoid his hanging in public and other public humiliations, to say nothing of secret Soviet torture. It is totally superfluous to attach to “strength versus weakness” words like “hegemon” or “pathological” to explain the behavior of “strength,” explained in a Russian 19th-century fable. “Strength versus weakness” will be a sufficient cause for China to seize the world, including the United States, and thus make its own ownership of human beings unshakable." (Lev Navrozov/NewsMax.com 11/13/08)

Lev Navrozov  NewsMax.com November 13, 2008

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

    Doug Larson

  • "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

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

    Moliere

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

  • “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

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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Syrus

  • “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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Charlie Daniels

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Mike Adams

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

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

  • “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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • “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

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Charlotte

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Karl Marx

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Karl Marx

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

    WAG

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    American Patriot

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

    James Bovard

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Cal Thomas

  • 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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    David Stockman

  • “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

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

    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)

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Jack Abramoff

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

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

    Robert Frost

  • "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

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

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

  • "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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Charles Gordy

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

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

    WAG

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • “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)

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Voltaire

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Plato

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Aristotle

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

  • "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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • “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)

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Socrates

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "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)

  • "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

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

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

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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

    GR

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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."

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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”

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Doug Powers

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

    American Patriot

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    George Washington

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    James Madison

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • 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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Groucho Marx

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

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

    Plato

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Josef Stalin

  • “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."

    Dave Gardner

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Mason

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • 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.

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Confucius

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • “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

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

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    John Kerry

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

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

    Government Motto

  • "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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Confucious

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "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 could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • “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”

  • “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?”

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    John Wayne

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

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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "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.

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Demosthenes

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Willis Player

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

    Knute Rockne

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    George Washington

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Bob Hope

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

    George Santayana

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • “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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Reverend Ike

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

  • “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”

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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Brault

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    David Letterman

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly"

    Robert Schuller

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Eliot

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


    WAG

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

  • “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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    George Orwell

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

    Unknown

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    WAG

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

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

  • "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)

  • 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

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

  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • 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.”

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

    WAG

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ted Nugent

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Voltaire

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

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

    Plato

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

    Robert Novak

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anne Coleman

  • "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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

  • "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)

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • “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)

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • “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 )

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

    Steven Wright

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Rod Serling

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    George Orwell

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

  • “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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

  • "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

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

    Galileo

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson