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Kerry Lied: National Gun Registration Is Part Of The UN Small Arms Treaty
Posted By: Letters on January 6, 2015 09:48 AM in LIAR'S LAIR
Tim Brown  FreedomOutpost.com Published on January 5, 2015


"Ever since September 2013, the day Secretary of State John Kerry signed the United Nations Small Arms Treaty, I have been bothered by the complete disingenuous concern he presented and outright lies he told to those gathered to witness the signing, and the American people. Here's the video of the signing and his remarks.

The first thing I thought of was that this is a former senator who is signing a three inch document, which I'm sure he has never read. This is the disingenuous part of what he is doing.

Second, in discussing what the treaty is not, he declares "This treaty will not diminish anyone's freedom. In fact, the treaty recognizes the freedom of both individuals and states to obtain, possess, and use arms for legitimate purposes. Make no mistake, we would never think about supporting a treaty that is inconsistent with the rights of Americans … to be able to exercise their guaranteed rights under our constitution."

I would have to ask him for the specific citation on the specific page for how he can claim these things. I'm sure he wouldn't be able to do it.

However, in January, William F. Jasper wrote at The New American:

The UN Arms Trade Treaty was written in secret by the Obama/Hillary Clinton State Department, along with Russia, China, France and Britain. Not exactly a lineup of champions of liberty. What does it actually say?

Article 2 defines the conventional arms covered, which include battle tanks, artillery systems, combat aircraft, attack helicopters, warships, missiles — and "small arms and light weapons."

Article 3 of the treaty places UN prohibitions on "ammunition/munitions fired, launched or delivered by the conventional arms covered under Article 2."

Article 4 puts all "parts and components" of weapons within the scheme.

Several places in the treaty text, including Article 5, require all countries to "establish and maintain a national control system, including a national control list." Moreover, it declares, "Each State Party is encouraged to apply the provisions of this Treaty to the broadest range of conventional arms."

Article 5, Section 4 says each State Party "shall provide its national control list to the Secretariat, which shall make it available to other States Parties." Which means our federal government will provide the guns and ammo registration list to the UN, which will provide it to Russia, China, Cuba — any and every State Party that wants it.

Do you get that? There's a national control list. We might reference it as a national gun registration list. This will not only be provided to the federal government, something they have been given no authority over, but will also be provided to our enemies abroad, including the United Nations (Yes, friends, I do not consider the UN to be the friend of the United States).

Kerry has insisted that this treaty is about "keeping weapons out of the hands of terrorists and rogue actors."

"This is about reducing the risk of international transfers of conventional arms that will be used to carry out the world's worst crimes," Kerry added. "This is about keeping Americans safe and keeping America strong. And this is about promoting international peace and global security."

Ask yourself this question, "Do you believe John Kerry?" Furthermore, do you believe Barack Obama after all his lies? How about Hillary Clinton?

If you are among those who want to support the Obama administration at every turn, I ask you, if this is about keeping weapons out of the hands of terrorists and rogue actors, why has the Obama administration funneled money and weapons to our enemies abroad? Let me ask you an even more disturbing question, in the Obama administration, who is considered terrorists? Who are the rogue actors? Any answers will have to deal with the documentation that this administration has put out and the results are that the terrorists are patriotic Americans, which can only mean one thing: They are after your guns.

Finally, don't forget that the push is on for microstamping of ammunition (recall Article 3 above). Despite their claims, they are looking to control the flow of ammunition.

For more on what this has looked like in history, I highly recommend Stephen P. Halbrook's excellent work Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State." -- Tim Brown

Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks at the Arms Trade Treaty Signing Ceremony
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUCrrQmjKAk


Tim Brown  FreedomOutpost.com January 5, 2015

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • Ineptocracy: (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of achieving, and where the members of society least likely to succeed or even to sustain themselves, are abundantly rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Robert Brault

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Pat Flynn

  • "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

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

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

    Plato

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself”

    James Madison

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Will Rogers

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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)

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

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

    David Stockman

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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)

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

  • "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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yogi Berra

  • 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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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 )

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

  • "As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials."

    Newt Gingrich

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Steven Wright

  • "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

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

  • "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

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

    Socrates

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Plato

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Mason

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    James Madison

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

    Moliere

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

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

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

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

    James Madison

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Brad Thor

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Adams

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

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

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

    Galileo

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

    Progressive apologist

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Demosthenes

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

    WAG

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    WAG

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

  • "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty"

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    American Patriot

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Barbara Bush

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Berkeley

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    James Madison

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

  • "If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are"

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • “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

  • “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)

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Karl Marx

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    Charlotte

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Lao-tzu

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

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

    Jason Laumark

  • "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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Tacitus

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

  • "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

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

    James Bovard

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Anonymous

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Luck

  • "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)

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

  • “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

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

    John Adams

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • “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

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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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?”

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Yogi Berra

  • 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

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • “The first duty of government is the protection of life, not its destruction. The chief purpose of government is to protect life. Abandon that and you have abandoned all.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

  • "The truth is usually pretty simple, but as I’m sure you would agree, finding it in the mainstream media is next to impossible"

    Ann Coulter

  • "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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Government Motto

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

    WAG

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    WAG

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

    Willis Player

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “The one (a president) can confer no privileges whatever; the other (the king) can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.”

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

  • "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.

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Steyn

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    WAG

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

  • "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

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

    Anatole France

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

  • “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”

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

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

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

    WAG

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • “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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Karl Marx

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

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

  • "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.

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Voltaire

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    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

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

    George Orwell

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Syrus

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    James Madison

  • 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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

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

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Alexander Pope

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


    WAG

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Joseph Addison

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

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

    Bob Hope

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Wayne LaPierre

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

  • "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Unknown

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

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

    Confucious

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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)

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

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Plato

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George Orwell

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

    John Kerry

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?"

    WAG

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Harry Truman

  • "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"

    Bob Hope

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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)

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

    Samuel Adams

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    George Washington

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • 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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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