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Hillary Clinton And Obama's Lies On Benghazi — Too Many To Count, But Let's Try
Posted By: Letters on February 24, 2016 06:26 PM in LIAR'S LAIR
Deroy Murdock  NationalReview.com Published on October 29, 2015


"People died. Hillary lied.

Obama lied, too.

They lied early.

They lied often.

They lied deliberately. They lied about the slaughter of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, at the hands of al-Qaeda-tied terrorists.

They lied, but not to protect vital national secrets or flummox America’s enemies.

They lied to get reelected.

And they lied directly, knowingly, and repeatedly to the American people.

Although I am a confirmed and consistent critic of Hillary and Obama, I long had cut them some slack regarding their first comments about the Benghazi attack. Thanks to the fog of war, I thought, they could not be blamed if they initially misattributed this deadly onslaught to a mob inflamed about an incredibly amateur Internet video that dissed the Prophet Mohammad. If they innocently got it wrong in, say, the first twelve hours after the assault began, they might deserve a grudging pass — at least for those early announcements.

Alas, I was unjustifiably generous toward Hillary and Obama. Instead, I should have been profoundly cynical.

As FactCheck.org chronicled on Friday, and L. Gordon Crovitz detailed in the Wall Street Journal on Monday, Clinton issued a statement on the attack at 10:32 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on September 11, 2012. It read, in part: “Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.”

But that was a lie.

At 11:12 p.m., just 40 minutes later, Hillary e-mailed her daughter, Chelsea, with the truth: “Two of our officers were killed in Benghazi by an al Qaeda-like group.” Hillary’s e-mail was addressed to “Diane Reynolds,” Chelsea’s code name. This smoking e-mail surfaced during Hillary’s October 22 hearing before the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

At 11:49 p.m., Hillary contacted Libyan president Mohamed Magariaf, also with the truth: “There is a gun battle ongoing, which I understand Ansar [al] Sharia is claiming responsibility for.” This group is al-Qaeda’s Libyan franchisee.

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The next day, September 12, 2012, Hillary resumed her public lies:

“Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior, along with the protest that took place at our embassy in Cairo yesterday, as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet,” she said in a speech at the State Department. “America’s commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear — there is no justification for this, none.”

Echoing Hillary’s lie du jour, Obama chimed in with his own lie that day: “Since our founding, the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths,” he declared in the Rose Garden. “We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. None.”

Obama’s press secretary, Jay Carney, lied even more explicitly that day: “We have no information to suggest that it was a planned attack.”

Hillary toggled back to private-truth mode at 3:04 p.m., when she phoned Hisham Qandil, prime minister in Egypt’s Islamist Muslim Brotherhood government. She told him: “We know the attack in Libya had nothing to do with the film. It was a planned attack — not a protest. Based on the information we saw today, we believe that the group that claimed responsibility for this was affiliated with al-Qaeda.”

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“You can’t be square with the American people,” Representative Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) said about Hillary’s initial statements on Benghazi. “You tell your family it’s a terrorist attack, but not the American people. You can tell the president of Libya it’s a terrorist attack, but not the American people. And you can tell the Egyptian prime minister it’s a terrorist attack, but you can’t tell your own people the truth.”

Hillary reverted to public lies that September 14, during the ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base in which she and Obama welcomed home the flag-draped caskets of U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, technical officer Sean Smith, and former Navy SEALs Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods.

“We’ve seen rage and violence directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing to do with,”Hillary said.

Hillary took things a totalitarian step further when — according to Tyrone Woods’s father, Charles — Hillary told him, “We will make sure that the person who made that film is arrested and prosecuted.”

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“You had a video released by somebody who lives here, sort of a shadowy character, who has an extremely offensive video directed at Mohammad and Islam,” Obama told TV host David Letterman on September 18. Obama added that “extremists and terrorists used this as an excuse to attack a variety of embassies, including the consulate in Libya.”

Fully 14 days after learning that the Benghazi attack was a coordinated, al-Qaeda-linked Islamic-terrorist broadside against American territory and personnel, Obama stood before the United Nations General Assembly and lied, lied, lied: “There is no video that justifies an attack on an embassy,” Obama said that September 25. “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.”

Just two days into that future, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies fulfilled Hillary’s chilling prophecy to Charles Woods. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the Egyptian Coptic Christian who created the notorious Internet video, Innocence of Muslims, was arrested, supposedly because he used a pseudonym and thereby violated parole on an unrelated bank-fraud conviction. He subsequently was sentenced to a year in the La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution in Texas. Never mind that the First Amendment should have shielded his right to produce whatever video he wanted on Mohammad or any other religious figure. (Rather than molder behind bars, the producers of Broadway’s The Book of Mormon still laugh all the way to the bank, as hard as their audiences howl nightly.) Nakoula was a convenient patsy. As such, Hillary appears to have transformed him from a poor-quality filmmaker into a political prisoner.

Hillary and Obama buried the truth beneath an Oriental rug of lies. It covered up painful facts, lest they contradict the comforting campaign theme that Obama unveiled at the Democrat National Convention just five days before Benghazi: “al-Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden is dead.”

And it worked!

The truth about Benghazi, what Hillary and Obama knew, and when they knew it, remained obscured until last week. This helped Obama win the White House in November 2012, and put Hillary in a comfortable position from which to run as his successor.

Regardless, with this much of the truth now out in the open, nothing that either of these two liars utters can be taken at face value ever again. They already were unbelievable, thanks to the Liar-in-Chief’s “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan” serial deceptions on Obamacare and other multifarious matters. Ditto Hillary’s decades of mendacity, from cattle futures to “there is no classified material” on the clandestine e-mail server that she willfully hid from scrutiny for seven years.

Whatever embers of credibility either of these reprobates may have possessed were extinguished with the ice water of Hillary’s testimony last Thursday.

Obama’s and Hillary’s lies about the Benghazi massacre confirm, once and for all, that they are twin moral vacuums. They deserve all of the scorn, disrespect, and rejection that such a disgraceful distinction demands." -- Deroy Murdock

Deroy Murdock is a Manhattan-based Fox News contributor and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University.

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  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Moliere

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it."

    Samuel Johnson

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Plato

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “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”

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

    Sophia Loren

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

  • “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."

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Thomas Edison

  • 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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Robert Schuller

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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)

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    William Pitt

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • “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

  • "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,"

    Pope John Paul II

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • “If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves”

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

  • "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.

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

  • "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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

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

    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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Socrates

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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)

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    George Washington

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them."

    Patrick Henry

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

  • “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?”

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

  • “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 )

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

    WAG

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

    Government Motto

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    George Washington

  • “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

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

    Mitt Romney

  • “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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    David Letterman

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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."

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Anne Coleman

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Robert Novak

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Unknown

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • “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”

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Washington

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

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

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

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

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

    George Berkeley

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

    Jack Miner

  • 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

  • "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 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

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

    WAG

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aristotle

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

    George Santayana

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Knute Rockne

  • "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

  • "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.

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    WAG

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

    Charlotte

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Anatole France

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Adams

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Tacitus

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lord Byron

  • 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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)

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

    George Orwell

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    George Mason

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "If 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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Syrus

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

    John Wooden

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

    John Wooden

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Mike Adams

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Steyn

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • “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

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

    Anonymous

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

    John Wayne

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "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)

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

  • "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"

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    WAG

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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

    William P. Anthony

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    James Madison

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    George Sutherland

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

  • "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."

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Galileo

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

    WAG

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Danny Schecter

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "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

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

    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

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

    George Washington

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    James Bovard

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Confucious

  • "Of all the enemies of true liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other."

    James Madison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

  • "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance."

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

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

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

    Willis Player

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Maya Angelou

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

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

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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)

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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    American Citizen

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Rod Serling

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • “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”

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

  • “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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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 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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    GR

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Aristotle

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    James Madison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Plato

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Confucius

  • 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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • “First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them"

    Frederick Douglass

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Orwell

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

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

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Voltaire

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    WAG

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

  • 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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "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

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Thomas Jefferson