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Fake News: Media Smear Sebastian Gorka As Nazi Sympathizer
Posted By: Letters on February 15, 2017 12:45 PM in MEDIA
Joel B. Pollak  Brietbart.com Published on February 14, 2017


The media, and the left in general, are attempting to smear former Breitbart editor Sebastian Gorka, who serves as Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States, as a Nazi sympathizer.

As any of his Breitbart News colleagues could testify, Gorka is not only pro-Israel but “pro-Jewish,” and defends both against the threat of radical Islamic terrorism.

But facts do not matter to the left and the mainstream media in their efforts to frighten the public and harass the administration.

The ridiculous accusation is based on a medal that Gorka was seen wearing at an inaugural ball. Eli Clifton of the LobeLog blog wrote on Sunday that Gorka “has appeared in multiple photographs wearing the medal of a Hungarian group listed by the State Department as having collaborated with the Nazis during World War II.”

Clifton notes that the medal is associated with a military order, the “Hungarian Order of Heroes, Vitezi Rend” created after the First World War.

He goes on to speculate (wrongly — see below) that the medal could have been won by Gorka’s grandfather. The order, he adds, was later associated with Hungary’s Nazi-aligned government during the Second World War, and later banned by the Soviets. But Clifton notes: “The order was awarded to members of the Hungarian diaspora and individuals in Hungary since 1983.”

Clifton does not bother to report why the order was awarded then, or even why the “Hungarian diaspora” existed in the first place; he shows no interest in the order as an anti-communist symbol, merely noting that the Soviets banned it.

And of course Clifton offers no evidence — none at all — that Gorka, or his antecedents, had any kind of empathy for the Nazi regime or its views.

Clifton could have consulted Gorka’s book, Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War, to know more about his background. His father grew up during the Nazi siege of Budapest and later joined the anti-communist resistance. He was betrayed by Kim Philby, a British double agent for the Soviet Union, arrested and tortured.

Talking Points Memo, while echoing Clifton’s false attack on Gorka, notes that it was Gorka’s father who won the award, which by then was an anti-communist symbol: “Gorka’s late father, Paul, fled Hungary for the United Kingdom during a failed 1956 revolt against the Soviet-imposed government. The flyleaf of Paul Gorka’s book ‘Budapest Rising’ identifies him as a recipient of the Order of Vitéz ‘for his bravery during the Resistance'” — i.e. the resistance against Soviet communism, which Gorka discusses in his book.

Ironically, when Eli Clifton was at the left-wing Center for American Progress, he himself was involved in a damaging scandal about antisemitism at its ThinkProgess blog in 2011-2012. At the time, the Jerusalem Post noted: “The Simon Wiesenthal Center, the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee have all termed the anti-Israeli rhetoric of Jilani and fellow CAP writers Eli Clifton, Ali Gharib, Matt Duss and Ben Armbruster to be infected with Jew-hatred and discriminatory policy positions toward Israel.”

So it is unclear why Clifton’s false accusations of Nazi ties are being treated as credible. (Clifton is now a reporter at the Nation Institute, a non-profit associated with the left-wing magazine.)

Clifton’s slander was picked up by the Southern Poverty Law Center, retweeted by Chelsea Clinton, reiterated by left-wing publications like Talking Points Memo, and elevated by mainstream sources like the Times of Israel and Ron Kampeas of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. None bothered to check the underlying claim of Gorka’s alleged Nazi sympathies.

None of the people and sources above, starting with Clifton, bothered to investigate Gorka’s writings, to look at his public views, or to consult his former Breitbart News colleagues.

Gorka is not only pro-Israel, but also “pro-Jewish.” Speaking personally as an Orthodox Jew, it was an honor to work alongside him for years as he wrote about foreign policy and national security.

The simple reason that Gorka is being targeted is that he has emerged as one of the most effective spokespeople for the Trump administration. Earlier this month, for example, he offered a clear and concise explanation for the administration’s executive order on immigration on CNN.

Gorka is being smeared in the most disgusting way by partisans and “journalists” who have no interest in the truth. They just want to hurt the Trump administration, and do not care whom they destroy in the process." -- Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News. He was named one of the “most influential” people in news media in 2016. His new book, How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution, is available from Regnery. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.


Joel B. Pollak  Brietbart.com February 14, 2017

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    Alexander Pope

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • 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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    George W. Bush

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Moliere

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Make sure the government treats others the same, as you would want the government to treat you. … Once you consent to the government ignoring the Constitution, you deny yourself the protection of the Constitution”

    Charley Reese

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

  • “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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Demosthenes

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    George Mason

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • “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)

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Reverend Ike

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

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

    William Pitt

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

  • "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)

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    George Washington

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

  • “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

  • "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."

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

  • “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)

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

    John Adams

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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”

  • “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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

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

    St. Augustine

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

  • “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)

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Thomas Edison

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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


    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    WAG

  • “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”

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Luck

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

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

    Paul Horning

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Charles Gordy

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

    Syrus

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • 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

  • "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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Samuel Johnson

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    James Madison

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

    George Orwell

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • 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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    WAG

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Rick Perry

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    James Madison

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • "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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

  • “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”

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Charlotte

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese proverb

  • “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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • “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)

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    George Eliot

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Aristotle

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • 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.”

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rod Serling

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    George Santayana

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

    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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • “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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

    Ann Coulter

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

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “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

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

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

    Sam Adams

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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."

  • “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 )

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • 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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    WAG

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

    Danny Schecter

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Anonymous

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

    Leo Durocher

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

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

    Unknown

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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lao-tzu

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • “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

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • “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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

  • “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

  • "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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Wooden

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

    WAG

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza."

    Dave Barry

  • "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Paul Jacob

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    James Bovard

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

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

  • "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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mike Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "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.

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “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

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Galileo

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    George Orwell

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • People once came to America to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could. Now they come only to TAKE all that they can.

    WAG

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • 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.

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

    Confucious

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Brad Thor

  • “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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    WAG

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Tacitus

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Orwell

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    George Mason

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

    Confucius

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

    Plato

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    American Citizen

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    John Adams

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Bertrand Russell

  • "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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "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"

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

  • "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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Voltaire

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • “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

  • “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Anonymous

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Government Motto

  • “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)

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

    Plato

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

    Margaret Thatcher