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August 22, 2017

Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, ratified 12/15/1791


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Posted By: Letters on 4/3/2017 08:04 AM in First Amendment. Published on 4/3/2017.

My “diversity statement.” "In 2012 I published a book entitled The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind. In it, I deplored the increasing fi...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 2/27/2017 01:01 PM in First Amendment. Published on 2/27/2017.

"On Tuesday, February 21, California’s senate Democrats memorialized the late Tom Hayden, a former state senator, husband of Jane Fonda, and leading figure in the New Left. On Thursday, February 23, so...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 4/1/2016 07:50 AM in First Amendment. Published on 3/30/2016.

On Tuesday, a federal judge threatened Shauna Cox with jail is she made any public comments about the Oregon standoff. The 59-year-old Cox was the womanwho filmed the inside-the-truck video footage of LaVoy...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 2/16/2016 10:01 PM in First Amendment. Published on 2/16/2016.

"The American traditions of free expression and respectful discourse are slipping away, and college campuses and Twitter are prime examples, according to a member of the Federal Communications Commission. "...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 2/15/2016 07:40 AM in First Amendment. Published on 2/11/2016.

"Not only has free speech become a four-letter word—profane, obscene, uncouth, not to be uttered in so-called public places—but in more and more cases, the government deems free speech to be down...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/12/2015 01:21 PM in First Amendment. Published on 5/8/2015.

"Last night, the Associated Press tweeted an article about Pamela Geller, organizer of the Garland, TX "Draw Muhammad" contest that nearly resulted in her death, with a rather, shall-we-say,&n...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/12/2015 01:13 PM in First Amendment. Published on 5/11/2015.

"I love Pamela Geller.  However, when Bill O'Reilly and conservative Laura Ingraham said it was foolish of Pam to insult over a billion Muslims by hosting a “Draw Muhammad” contest, I though...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 5/12/2015 07:58 AM in First Amendment. Published on 5/10/2015.

"The really big news this week for many would be voters is who won the least dressed award at the Metropolitan Museum’s Gala opening -- Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, or Jennifer Lopez? Fortunately f...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 5/6/2015 08:24 AM in First Amendment. Published on 5/5/2015.

"After Pamela Geller’s free speech event in Texas and the terror attack that followed, it has been stunning to hear one journalist after another ask Ms. Geller why she held the event, question the wisd...MORE

Posted By: DOC on 2/24/2015 05:54 AM in First Amendment. Published on 2/23/2015.

"Left-fascism is the version of fascism which is generally associated with the so called “Left” which is exhibited in many nodes of American culture but particularly at some universities. Many pe...MORE

Posted By: Bernie on 12/27/2014 10:59 AM in First Amendment. Published on 12/24/2014.

"This piece won't concern itself with extreme cases such as shouting “fire” in a cinema or with explicit calls to violence. Nor with the case for complete freedom of speech in every domain. ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 12/27/2014 10:37 AM in First Amendment. Published on 12/27/2014.

"Walter Lippmann began writing The Public Philosophy in 1938 and completed it in 1955.  His words have particular relevance today when the Obama administration tries to "discredit stories and ...MORE

Posted By: Eagle1 on 11/5/2014 07:02 AM in First Amendment. Published on 11/5/2014.

"This is the story of how a simple act by Sen. Ted Cruz exposed the hatred many members of the U.S. Senate have for your freedom to speak. The story begins in 2009 in the United States Supreme Court where D...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 10/22/2014 10:17 AM in First Amendment. Published on 10/22/2014.

"Houston, we have a Free Speech problem" "The recent questionably unconstitutional moves by the Houston city council to subpoena the sermons of five area ministers, as well as internal correspondence dealin...MORE

Posted By: TBird on 10/7/2014 09:22 AM in First Amendment. Published on 10/2/2014.

"Note: Hate speech, not hate crimes. YouGov asked people about hate crimes for its poll too and found bipartisan support for the federal law that provides steeper penalties for crimes mot...MORE

Posted By: Eagle1 on 9/10/2014 09:13 AM in First Amendment. Published on 9/7/2014.

"Throughout August, senators had the opportunity to travel around their states and listen to the concerns of their constituents. The American people have a lot on their minds these days — important...MORE

Posted By: DOC on 5/21/2014 07:23 AM in First Amendment. Published on 5/7/2014.

How the government created a federal hunting license for the far left. "In the U.S., the politics of the left versus the right rolls on with the predictability of traffic jams at the George Washington Bridg...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 3/5/2014 11:19 AM in First Amendment. Published on 3/5/2014.

"On May 5, 2010, Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill California celebrated Cinco de Mayo supposedly a Mexican holiday. That day five Live Oak students wore T-shirts bearing imagery of the American flag. Scho...MORE

Posted By: Eagle1 on 2/8/2014 04:25 PM in First Amendment. Published on 2/7/2014.

Star Parker hammers Obama over new proposal to restrict nonprofit groups "The latest round of the IRS scandal, in which tea-party and conservative groups have been selectively targeted for harassment by our...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 1/30/2014 07:54 AM in First Amendment. Published on 1/29/2014.

Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the pres...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 1/26/2014 09:51 AM in First Amendment. Published on 1/25/2014.

"Last week I featured a story on the site where the Supreme Court is going to hear a challenge to an Ohio law that makes it a crime to lie about a candidate in almost any way, either knowingly or with reckle...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 12/12/2013 10:03 AM in First Amendment. Published on 12/4/2013.

"Politics Of Sport: While ads featuring violent movies and video games regularly appear on NFL broadcasts, pro football has banned an ad supporting the Second Amendment. The NFL is within its rights, since...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 9/2/2013 09:23 AM in First Amendment. Published on 9/1/2013.

College sued for 'free speech zone' requiring advance notice of content "A college in Ohio has decided that students’ constitutional rights are available on a whopping 1 percent of its campus, and it ...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 8/15/2013 03:47 PM in First Amendment. Published on 8/15/2013.

A 19-year veteran of the Air Force said he was relieved of his duties after he disagreed with his openly gay commander when she wanted to severely punish an instructor who had expressed religious objections ...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 4/27/2013 08:39 AM in First Amendment. Published on 4/26/2013.

"A charter school in Minnesota has told a parent that administrators claim the right to censor whatever they want of a student’s speech outside of class time, including a 6th-grader’s expression ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 3/11/2013 10:40 PM in First Amendment. Published on 3/10/2013.

"Al Qaeda's English language magazine Inspire, in its latest edition, has expressed the jihad terror organization's outrage over the "Innocence of Muslims" video trailer, an amateurish production which merel...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 2/17/2013 04:22 PM in First Amendment. Published on 2/14/2013.

"On Wednesday, I was set to perform an after-school voluntary presentation at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Fla., after having been invited by a student-led high school group, The American Club. T...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 2/15/2013 11:23 AM in First Amendment. Published on 2/15/2013.

"A troubled young man plans to go on a shooting rampage at a local mall. A devoted fan of other mass murderers, he gets pleasure watching videos of cruel and graphic violence: actual beheadings, disembowelme...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 11/30/2012 12:54 PM in First Amendment. Published on 11/30/2012.

"West Marion Elementary School in Marion, North Carolina, is at the center of controversy after educators ordered a six-year-old girl to remove the word “God” from a poem she was slated to delive...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 11/10/2012 07:21 AM in First Amendment. Published on 11/9/2012.

School reaction 'sends a deeply chilling message' "A journalist student at State University of New York College at Oswego was threatened with suspension from the school for sending emails that asked questio...MORE

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

    George Washington

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Reverend Ike

  • “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)

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

    Author Unknown

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • "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

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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 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

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    WAG

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Danny Schecter

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

  • “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

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

    George Mason

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • “If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves”

    Winston Churchill

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Confucius

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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"

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off”

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    WAG

  • "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    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

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

    Paul Jacob

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "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

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

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

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

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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

  • “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

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

    James Madison

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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 )

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened”

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    George Washington

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

    Paul Horning

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    WAG

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

  • "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.

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    St. Augustine

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

    WAG

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Charlotte

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

    WAG

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • 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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Anonymous

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "Money is like manure; If you spread it around, it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell"

    Clint Murchison

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

  • "To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense"

    WAG

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

    Thomas Paine

  • 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.

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “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

  • “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 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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Plato

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Luck

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Jay Leno

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Marx

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "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

  • “In a free country the monetary unit rests upon a fixed foundation of gold or gold and silver, independent of the ruling politicians.”

    Howard Buffett

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    WAG

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

    Government Motto

  • "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

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Police in Austria are looking for a bank robber who wears a Sarah Palin mask while committing robberies. He started out with a Barack Obama mask, but no one took him seriously"

    Jay Leno

  • 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

  • “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)

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

    John Adams

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Leo Durocher

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    John Kerry

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

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

    Willis Player

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Jacques Barzun

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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)

  • "Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Unknown

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Brad Thor

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

  • “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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • 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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "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

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "There has never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others."

    David Boaz

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

    George Orwell

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    George Washington

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

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    William Pitt

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Socrates

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    John Adams

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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?”

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • “There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Aristotle

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

    Confucious

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    James Madison

  • "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."

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that aren't true”

    Mark Twain

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

    Dana Buchman

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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ann Landers

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Ian Fleming

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    WAG

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Aristotle

  • “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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    William Pitt

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

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

  • "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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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


    WAG

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food."

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    WAG

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    John D. Ashcroft

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Tacitus

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Voltaire

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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)

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "We provide Americans an education in exchange for their commitment to serve in our armed forces, while at the same time, we offer amnesty to illegal immigrants in exchange for their commitment to vote Democrat for life."

    WAG

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    WAG

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    George Mason

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

    Kinky Friedman

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pat Flynn

  • "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

  • “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

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

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

    Syrus

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • 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

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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

    GR

  • "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

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    WAG

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • “Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves”

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

  • "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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • “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

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

    George Eliot

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

    John Wayne

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    WAG

  • “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)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rick Perry

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

  • "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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me"

    Erma Bombeck

  • "If 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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Galileo

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    John Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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)

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The 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)

  • “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

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

    Rod Serling

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • “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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ayn Rand

  • 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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Ernest Benn

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    George Washington

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

    George Orwell

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    WAG

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

  • "Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving"

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    John Jay

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "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.

  • “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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Anonymous

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

  • “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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate"

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Anatole France

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "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

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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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

    James Madison

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Lao-tzu

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

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

    American Citizen

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Moliere

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Plato

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job."

    Jack Abramoff

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

    von Clausewitz

  • “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

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

    David Letterman

  • 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.”

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • “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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    George Washington

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Adams

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Voltaire

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Doug Powers

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston