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Political Correctness: Do We Have What It Takes To Reverse Course?
Posted By: Letters on October 1, 2015 10:01 AM in PC Patrol
Fred Bindewald  AmericanThinker.com Published on September 27, 2015


"Political correctness (PC) run amok – that's what our public discourse has come down to.  It's diminishing our quality of life.  We're seeing PC used as a weapon at all levels in our society.  It is being viciously and unfairly used in attempts to shut down and/or hurt those who hold opposing views.  Have we really come to accept this?  Sure seems that way!  Maybe it's not too late to change.

Every day, statements that people make are being grossly exaggerated, taken out of context, misinterpreted, and/or deemed offensive or otherwise unacceptable.  More and more words and phrases are being declared off-limits by “leaders” we don't trust and certainly don't agree with.  PC in its many forms has become a preferred tool with which the powerful elite manipulate and control public perception.  Mass media, political sycophants, and gullible ideologues have enthusiastically joined in the game. 

Specific examples are unnecessary here.  If we're honest and paying attention, each of us can easily observe dozens of examples each week.

There are words that I won't use in public.  You too, I bet.  Why?  It's not that we need to feel responsible when others are offended – that's their problem and they should grow up enough to deal more effectively with their own feelings and emotional reactions.  Fact is, way too many people have become weak; they whine when bothered by the words of others, and they want to retaliate. 

These are the people (how many in today's society resort to this?) who support and rely upon the “controllers” to play God and punish those who don't follow their rules of speech – in opposition to the constitutional, free speech principles that have historically helped our nation to flourish.

It doesn't help that our society has become more and more secular, leaving many with nowhere to turn (without spiritual knowledge and the power of prayer) for guidance when they “feel offended.”  The power mongers among us are quick to recruit such people to help them in their efforts to destroy their political enemies.  This typifies how anger often becomes amplified and dangerous in our society.

Consider this:  From the very beginning of our republic's existence, the free flow of ideas has been a primary factor in our nation's overall success.  However, in recent decades we have witnessed a not insignificant decline in the effectiveness of virtually all of our institutions – governmental, financial, educational, religious, etc.

When we can't freely say what we mean and mean what we say, we are crippled as a society.  Meaningful debate becomes the exception rather than the rule.  Mutual understanding, problem solving, and creative innovation all suffer.  Major political and social issues remain unresolved.  Institutions begin to fail miserably.  Degradation of society into chaos and anarchy starts looking like a real possibility. 

Many believe that once life becomes intolerable in these ways for a substantial portion of the country's population, revolution might be considered as an alternative.  Although that seems a remote possibility, it should be noted that even the threat of revolution has (many times throughout history) resulted in a drastic shift to a totalitarian form of government.  Most can agree that we don't want that. Should we risk even a slim chance of such a calamity by staying on the path we're on?  When will it be too late to reverse course?

Weigh all of that against educating our citizenry (starting at an early age): 1) how to internalize the fact that continually blaming others for their discomfort will never resolve societal issues; 2) how to be responsible for their own feelings, without trying to suppress the expression of opinions by others; 3) how to make practical personal decisions unencumbered by their own emotions; 4) how to engage others in rational debate; and, 5) how to compromise on behalf of all concerned.

As responsible adults, even when we realize we all have flaws and that our main problem is ourselves (that is, how we react to what's happening around us, as well as within us), we can still find life to be exceedingly difficult at times.  For many, this can become overwhelming without help. 

Ultimately, a primary emphasis on the practical use of spiritual tools can pretty much guarantee that we (as a society) will make progress in ways we all desire.  That emphasis can provide the help each of us needs on a day-to-day basis to better deal with life on life's terms.  Whether or not (for an individual) this necessarily entails becoming associated with any religion is clearly up to that individual – per the Constitution.

How much can our society benefit if we choose such a course?  Obviously, I believe the benefits can be great, but you can judge for yourself.  One thing is for sure:  The longer we continue to do nothing, the more pain and desperation we and our fellow Americans are going to experience. 

My view is that healing can begin as soon as we decide to change our educational system in ways (see above) that are currently sorely lacking, and when most of us can agree that it's okay to encourage each other to take advantage of our natural spirituality." -- Fred Bindewald

“We're not human beings having a spiritual experience.  We're spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Fred Bindewald is a conservative retiree who values honest debate.  He can be reached at bindewal@hotmail.com.


Fred Bindewald  AmericanThinker.com September 27, 2015

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    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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

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

    George Eliot

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "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)

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

    Paul Jacob

  • "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

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

    Ann Landers

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • “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)

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • 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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Knute Rockne

  • "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 goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

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

  • "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

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

  • “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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins”

    William Pitt

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    WAG

  • "Funny term “progressive” – oxymoron if ever I heard one when used to describe an ideology so destructive to the liberties and freedoms of the individual."

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Anne Coleman

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

  • “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

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

    Plato

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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.

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Unknown

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

    Plato

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Robert Schuller

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • 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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

  • “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”

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Francis Bacon

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Government Motto

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

    George Orwell

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    WAG

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

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

    John Kerry

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • “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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    James Bovard

  • "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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    William Pitt

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Moliere

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    George Washington

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    WAG

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    George Washington

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

  • “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

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

    Charlotte

  • “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)

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • “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”

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    James A. Garfield

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    George Mason

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    WAG

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Leo Durocher

  • “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

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

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Confucious

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "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

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    James Madison

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

    Evan Sayet

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

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Paul Horning

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

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

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

    GR

  • "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 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)

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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)

  • “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

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

    Socrates

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • “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

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Voltaire

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

    Kathy Ireland

  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “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 )

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

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

    Dave Barry

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Charles Dickens

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    James Madison

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Karl Marx

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • “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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Dean Acheson

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    Syrus

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

  • “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

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

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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

  • “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?”

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Cal Thomas

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Luck

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    WAG

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

  • 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 reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    George Orwell

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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”

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Galileo

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    George W. Bush

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Novak

  • "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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Ted Nugent

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Wooden

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Rick Perry

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

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Mike Adams

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Orwell

  • "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)

  • "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)

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

    Anonymous

  • 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.

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    WAG

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Tacitus

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    David Letterman

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

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Anonymous

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "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

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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • “A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.”

    Ted Nugent

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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.

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    John Wayne

  • “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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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


    WAG

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

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Willis Player

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Anatole France

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Adolph Hitler