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May Day And 'Biggest Liars In Human History'
Posted By: Letters on May 2, 2017 07:52 AM in LIAR'S LAIR
Greg Corombos  WND.com Published on May 1, 2017


'There are over 100 million victims as a result of communism'

Monday marked May Day, which was punctuated by scores of “workers” marches around the world, but one of the leading experts on communism says movements like this always end in death, poverty and misery.

More than a quarter century after the end of the Cold War, political movements at home and abroad are once again embracing ideas of equality for all and casting the wealthy as villains who keeping working people from climbing higher in society.

Lee Edwards is the chairman of the board of trustees for the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. He spearheaded the effort for a national memorial to those victims that was dedicated in 2007. Edwards is also a distinguished fellow in conservative thought at the Heritage Foundation and a prolific author on the conservative movement.

He told WND and Radio America the promises always sound so good.

“People say: ‘Oh, wouldn’t it be wonderful. Let’s do away with all classes. Let’s do away with all conflicts and have some utopia in which we’re all going to be friends.’ That just works against human nature,” Edwards said. “Even (Karl) Marx said the only way we’re going to get to communism is through a dictatorship of the proletariat.”

But 100 years of communism and practice expose the promises for what they really are.

“The communists are the biggest liars in human history,” Edwards said. “If you think about it, they promised peace, land and bread to the people in the beginning, way back in Russia and then in China. Instead of peace, they got them involved in wars. Instead of land, they took away their land. Instead of bread, they gave them bread lines.”

Perhaps the most chilling result of a century of communism is the death toll.

“There are over 100 million victims as a result of communism. One-hundred million,” said Edwards, noting that China’s Mao Zedong and the USSR’s Joseph Stalin are by far the most murderous of dictators, killing their own people by the tens of millions.

And why does communism lead to systematic government genocide?

“Because they say that we’re going to arrive at this Utopian society, and if you get in our way and you deny us, then we’re going to kill you,” said Edwards, pointing out how Stalin starved 5 to 7 million Ukrainians to death by ordering the communizing of agriculture there.

In short, Edwards said everyone suffers under communism except the leaders. He said rationing was rampant in the old Soviet Union, except for vodka.

“Everything else was rationed,” he explained. “Everything else was only available to what we call the nomenclatura, the members of the party and members of the army, who were running things in Soviet Russia and still in communist China.”

And while just five official communist governments exist today (China, Vietnam, Laos, North Korea and Cuba), many others are de facto socialist dictatorships, most notably Venezuela, which is currently in a state of major unrest.

But Edwards is concerned about the rise of communist and socialist sympathies in the U.S., starting with how Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., attracted a great deal of enthusiasm and support during his 2016 presidential campaign.

“The line between Bernie Sanders’ democratic socialism and socialism outright is probably pretty thin,” Edwards said. “Frankly, I’m concerned that too many young people are not adequately educated or informed about the real failures, about the deaths, about the murders, about the purges.

“They never heard about the gulag, for example, that series of forced labor camps in which Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and millions and millions of people lived in and many of them died. So this is really an educational process that we need to get into,” he said.

That in itself is difficult because, he said, academia is often sympathetic to communism.

“There are still Marxist professors who are saying: ‘Oh well, communism is this marvelous idea. It’s just never been tried adequately and, therefore, we can’t dismiss it.'”

The issue also hit close to home for Edwards recently when protesters in Washington posed while extending their middle fingers to the Victims of Communism Memorial. He said education has to be the answer, and his foundation his leading the effort.

“We have created a curriculum on communism from Marx to Mao, which I’m happy to say is being used in high schools, public schools, private schools, home schools,” Edwards said. “We’ve got to begin very early on. We can’t wait for colleges and universities to begin to tell the truth.”

While he acknowledges a major battle for the direction of young minds, Edwards is fully confident freedom will win.

“I believe there is an instinct within all of us, within our breast, for the desire for freedom,” he said. “We can see that with people challenging, even today, challenging China, challenging the authoritarian ways of Russia. I believe that is there, but it must be encouraged. It must be educated. It must be developed. It’s not going to develop all by itself.” -- Greg Corombos


Greg Corombos  WND.com May 1, 2017

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

  • “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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    George Washington

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “We can state with conviction, therefore, that a man's support for absolute government is in direct proportion to the contempt he feels for his country.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Alfred Adler

  • "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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    WAG

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • “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”

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “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

  • “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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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 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

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

    James Madison

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

    Rod Serling

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    John Adams

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

    George Washington

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • “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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Eliot

  • 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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Luck

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Robert Brault

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Paul Horning

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    WAG

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    WAG

  • "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

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

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

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

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

    John Wooden

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Danny Schecter

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Jack Miner

  • 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

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

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

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

    Anatole France

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    George Washington

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "It took Teddy Kennedy longer to call the police after his Oldsmobile sunk at Chappaquiddick, than it took the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard"


    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    David Stockman

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    James Madison

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Saul Bellow

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Francis Bacon

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

  • "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"

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

    WAG

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Jason Laumark

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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


    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Lord Byron

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • "Real courage is found, not in the willingness to risk death, but in the willingness to stand, alone if necessary, against the ignorant and disapproving herd"

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Socrates

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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 goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

  • “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”

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

  • "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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    John Adams

  • “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."

    Patrick Henry

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

    GR

  • "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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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?”

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

    Confucius

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    Mark Twain

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

    American Patriot

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Barbara Bush

  • "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

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

    George Santayana

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    WAG

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Henry Ford

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

    James Madison

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Larry Elder

  • It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Paul Proctor

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

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

  • "I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine"

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Wayne LaPierre

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • “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

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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Plato

  • "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

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

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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Galileo

  • "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying,"

    Saint Pope John Paul II

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Government Motto

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

    Liberal Logic

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

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

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

    American Citizen

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • 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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "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.

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

  • "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • Scheme: “To be shady or otherwise use intellectual power to deceive or carry out a plan for a personal interest. To plan to do something to get someone’s money, most often by cheating.”

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Syrus

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Charlotte

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

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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Mike Adams

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

  • “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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Moliere

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    WAG

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

    John Jay

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Unknown

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    James Bovard

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

  • “The 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 )

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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."

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "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

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

    Willis Player

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

  • "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)

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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • “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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Mason

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Confucious

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

    David Letterman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    John Kerry

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

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

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

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

    John Adams

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • 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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money."

    Daniel Webster

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Harry S. Truman

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson