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Tea Parties Are Only The Beginning
Posted By: Heidi on March 30, 2009 08:47 AM in TEA PARTY



"On April 15, two tea parties will be held here in Naples — one at noon at Pine Ridge Road and U.S. 41; the other at 5 p.m. at the Naples Bath and Tennis Club. These Naples events will be part of a massive grass-roots movement, an unprecedented 1,000 tea parties across America. An earlier Florida tea party (March 21 in Orlando) unexpectedly drew 4,500 people. The nation’s first tea party in Cincinnati surprisingly drew over 5,000. These “parties” are the product of frustrations and concerns of millions who fear that things are moving too fast, without their understanding; or worse, without their voices being heard. Currently disconnected — a true bottoms-up, grass-roots movement — these “parties” offer the promise of a much-needed national forum; a sustainable platform uniting that great American “silent majority;” a vehicle to catalyze civil discourse and constructive debate beyond the Washington, D.C., Beltway. It is highly likely that tea parties will morph beyond a one-day event; that their various leaders will adopt a constructive mission beyond griping about various politicians and controversial decisions. Instead of evaporating as some passing fad, these “parties” will launch a sustainable, nationwide movement: uniting average folks behind common goals; educating currently uninformed or misinformed Americans about today’s terribly complex and difficult challenges. Millions of currently bewildered citizens will find their voices. They will host local get-togethers, nonpartisan political forums, daily Internet communications and perhaps even weekly educational events on national TV. Far too many Americans currently feel disenfranchised. They lack confidence in the reckless pork-barrel spending, bailouts and political vitriol in Washington. They seek a cohesive, ongoing vehicle to replace fear, despair and apathy with an opportunity to participate. They are ready to work together toward a set of broad national goals. Such goals and solidarity do not exist today. Instead we find conflicting political parties, dozens of organizations, hundreds of national figures and thousands of citizen activists doing their “own things,” preaching to their own choirs. On issue after issue, they fight each other, focusing on areas of disagreement rather than searching for common ground. What America needs is unity, achieved by a broad, fair and open educational campaign, free from politics. The initial focus must be not on specific solutions, but on understanding the challenges and then setting broad common goals, behind which a sizable majority might unite. Currently, the folks in D.C. are either leaping to solutions or obstructing proposals, before reaching national consensus about the realities of the problems, without agreeing to long-term national goals. America needs solidarity on macro-goals like: enabling private sector investment and growth, securing America against external threats and fixing seriously broken entitlement programs. Such broad national objectives are sadly lacking! The tea party movement, once nationally organized, will help establish broad understanding and goals by bringing under an umbrella the over 50 percent of Americans who call themselves centrists, moderates and independents; the Americans who choose not to label themselves liberals, conservatives, or libertarians, Democrats or Republicans, but see themselves as just plain Americans. Others who do choose such labels will be welcomed into the tent, as will nationally-known individuals who set aside personal agendas, and existing organizations willing to work beyond their current agendas, as long as they discard any extremist views at the entrance. Millions of participants at the April 15 tea parties will coalesce behind a common theme — an overarching objective — something simple, perhaps a mission to “save America.” The goal will not be to change America, but to preserve what has worked for 230 years and restore what is slipping away. Those who enter this tent will bond to defend the visions of our Founding Fathers, preserve the Constitution and free enterprise, secure America from outside threats and restore the core values upon which America is founded. This coalition will include millions who hate partisan politics; who want to discuss key issues with our nation’s youth; who understand and love America’s freedoms and liberties; who want to see this great land united; who want to create a politic of reconciliation sadly absent in Washington; and who seek to guarantee future generations a nation of opportunity, freedom and security. Who should attend the Naples tea parties? Every local citizen who believes in these principles, every Naples resident who would like to play a role in dialogue across a broad segment of America on the related facts, threats, options and challenges involved. Will such a coalition be difficult to establish? Absolutely! Possible? Perhaps. Necessary for America’s survival? Absolutely yes!" (Jack Tymann March, 2009) Jack Tymann, retired as the president of Westinghouse International and is currently chairman of First Florida Biofuels, LLC. He is a regular guest commentator for the Daily News and a frequent guest speaker throughout Southwest Florida. E-mail Jack at: commongoals2009@aol.com



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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    American Citizen

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

    Dave Barry

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    GR

  • "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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "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

  • "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."

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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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"

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Santayana

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • “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”

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    George Eliot

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Wayne LaPierre

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ernest Benn

  • “The 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)

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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)

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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

    Confucious

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

    Paul Proctor

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Mitt Romney

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

  • 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 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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Voltaire

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "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

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Larry Elder

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • “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”

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    WAG

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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

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

    John Jay

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Robert Schuller

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

  • "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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Henry Ford

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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)

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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • “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)

  • "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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

  • "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

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

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

  • “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

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

    John Wooden

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    George Orwell

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Aristotle

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Plato

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Kathy Ireland

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Plato

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Doug Christie

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top"

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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.

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    George Washington

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    WAG

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mike Adams

  • “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)

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Willis Player

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Harry Truman

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

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • "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.

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • 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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Luck

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Moliere

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    American Patriot

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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    James Madison

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

    Saul Bellow

  • “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

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Ian Fleming

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

  • "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)

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

    Paul Horning

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    John Adams

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Ann Landers

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • “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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George Washington

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Syrus

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • “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 )

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    John Wayne

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

    David Letterman

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Voltaire

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    James Madison

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • 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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

    Doug Powers

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    James A. Garfield

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    John Kerry

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

    William Faulkner

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

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

  • "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)

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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    James Madison

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Mark Twain

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Galileo

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Dave Gardner

  • “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 are great because we are good"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    William Pitt

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

    Government Motto

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

    Unknown

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Hugo Black

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

    WAG

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

    Confucius

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Demosthenes

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

    WAG

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Anonymous

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

    Anonymous

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    James Madison

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Socrates

  • "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 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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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?”

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

    David Stockman

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "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

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

    WAG