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150,000 American Soldier Suicides
Posted By: Woolridge on March 10, 2008 11:16 AM in MILITARY

By Frosty Wooldridge

War – the deadly game that top-level leaders play

Iraqi citizens kill American soldiers weekly. GIs kill Iraqi citizens daily. Experts say a million Iraqi men, women and children suffered death at the hands of Americans and Islamic fighters. Two million Iraqi refugees languish in Turkey, Iran and Syria. Death, disease and misery haunt Iraq 24/7. As the Iraq War continues, death reaps its grim numbers on both sides. An entire civilization staggers under America's war machine.

It's ironic that the architects of the Iraq War, Dick Cheney and George Bush, hid out during the Vietnam War. Cheney enjoyed five student deferments while his buddy Bush got drunk on weekends at the National Guard Armory in Texas.

Later, Robert McNamara admitted that Vietnam, "…was a mistake." No kidding Bob! Fifty-eight thousand dead and 350,000 horrifically disfigured! Another 2.0 million Vietnamese died while Vietnam suffered desecration via bombs and Agent Orange. Not a small mistake!

That started Vietnam?

Someone in the Johnson administration concocted the "Gulf of Tonkin" incident that triggered the 10 year war. All that death and destruction based on a lie. What does Bush hold in common with LBJ? The lie of "Weapons of Mass Destruction."

What do the Iraq and Vietnam wars hold in common? Both wars erupted from lies by sitting presidents. Results? Both men killed millions for nothing but the lie itself. What makes the Iraq War lie even worse? For the past six years, America's borders offered wide open invitations for terrorists to enter 24/7.

Beyond the immediate carnage, what will Iraq bring to America in the long term – besides a $5 trillion price tag?

Chuck Dean, a Vietnam War veteran wrote a troubling book, NAM VET, published in 1990 by Multnomah Press. Out of the 2.7 million Americans who served in Nam, Dean reported 58,000 died. That proved small compared to the suicides! "Over 150,000 veterans have committed suicide since the war ended," Dean said.

Dean served in the 173rd Airborne, arriving in Vietnam in 1965. Dean serves as the executive director of Point Man International, a Seattle based, non-profit organization dedicated to healing the war wounds of Vietnam Veterans.

A VA doctor estimated the number of Vietnam Veteran suicides totaled 200,000 men. He said, "The reason the official suicide statistics were so much lower was that in many cases the suicides were documented as accidents, primarily single-car drunk driving accidents and self-inflicted gunshot wounds that were not accompanied by a suicide note."

The report added, "According to the doctor, the under-reporting of suicides was primarily an act of kindness to the surviving relatives."

Boot Camp in Fort Benning, GA – this writer learns about war, first hand

When I ran and crawled through Army Boot Camp (E-8-2) at Fort Benning, Georgia in the summer of 1968, terror clutched my chest as I struggled through the night machine gun course. Live bullets and tracers ripped through the air four feet over my head as I low-crawled under the concertina wire. Bunkers blew up that vibrated through my body as I scurried across the sand. Sweat bathed my body in fear. Drill Sergeant Pearce screamed at me to keep going. He yelled, "What is your purpose?" I screamed back, "To kill!" If I didn't yell loud enough, he sent me back through the gauntlet again.

Inside my mind, I cried, "This is completely insane…this is nuts…I'm being trained to be cannon fodder…why must I fight someone who hasn't done anything to my country?"

Returned soldiers around Ft. Benning suffered jaws half blown away, fingers and hands missing from mines; eye-lids, ears and lips melted off by napalm and hundreds of amputees. It sickened me beyond anything I can write about. I suffered depression as to the uselessness of living.

Why so poignant to me?

My college roommate died in Vietnam. The draft grabbed him right out of our room. The U.S. Army trained him and politicians like Johnson and Nixon killed him. The "Silent Majority" said nothing, did nothing and would not raise a finger against the hyper-insanity of Nam.

What did Vietnam accomplish? It made arms manufacturers rich. It filled the pockets of aircraft CEOs. It killed millions. Other than that, it did nothing for world peace or human progress.

Major General Mark Graham, THE COMMANDER, Fort Carson, Colorado

This week, March 9, 2008, in the Denver Post, "The Commander" by Erin Emery – another devastating story spoke in print. In a self-revelation, Major General Mark Graham, Fort Carson, Colorado, revealed that he suffered the loss of his first son as a U.S. Army Infantry Lt., who died in action in Iraq. The General also revealed that another son hanged himself as he trained in ROTC at the University of Kentucky.

War – Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome

We know that "Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome" stems from the horror of war, the futility of war and the total madness of war. Many men and women face neurological thresholds or face overloads that render mental illness from the senselessness of combat – the sheer terror of watching a buddy blown to shreds.

Of all the sickening and wretched horrors Bush and Cheney visit upon America's youth, we will not know how many American boys and girls will commit suicide in the coming decades from their personal nightmares in Iraq. How many bodies disfigured beyond human understanding? How many will live lives self-medicating with alcohol, pills or other drugs? How many will suffer divorces or long term depression via the horrors they witnessed or participated in while soldiers in Iraq? How many thousands will become the new homeless on the streets of America?

Most U S Presidents insist upon Imperialistic Wars, but why?

Bush insists these human calamities vindicate our "War on Terror" weekly while, in truth, he wages a war on humanity. His protégé, Senator John McCain advocates staying in Iraq for 100 years. Obama and Hillary fail to clarify their intentions, thus assuring thousands of added suicides in the years ahead.

In my travels across Europe recently, I met another world traveler who said, "America is the greatest threat to world peace." I would add – our leaders prove the greatest threat to planetary peace!

"Of course the people don't want war…"

The Nazi, Hermann Goering, said, "Why – of course the people don't want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? Naturally the common people don't want war neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country."

Some of you may be old enough to remember the so-called Cold War. Our beloved President, Jack Kennedy, urged all of the good folks in the USA to dig a backyard bomb-shelter. And why was that ? Because the nasty Russians had hydrogen bombs – and would soon bomb us.

Daniel Ellsberg (former American military analyst employed by the RAND Corporation) in 1971 revealed that, at the moment Kennedy was pleading with us to get ready… the USA had one hundred hydrogen bombs, while the Russians had four.

Yes, FOUR.

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Frosty Wooldridge has bicycled across six continents – from the Arctic to the South Pole – as well as six times across the USA, coast to coast and border to border. In 2005, he bicycled from the Arctic Circle, Norway to Athens, Greece. He presents “The Coming Population Crisis in America: and what you can do about it” to civic clubs, church groups, high schools and colleges. He works to bring about sensible world population balance at his website

Listen to Frosty Wooldridge on Tuesdays and Thursdays as he interviews top national leaders on his radio show “Connecting the Dots” at at 6:00 PM Mountain Time. Adjust tuning in to your time zone.

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  • “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

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


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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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


  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Martin Van Buren

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


  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "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."


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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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


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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Francis Bacon

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

  • "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

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

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

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


  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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.”

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”

    Matthew 16:26

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

  • "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

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


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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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."


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


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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Paul Proctor

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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.


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

    John Wayne

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"


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

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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"

  • “The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.’”

    Harry Browne

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Joseph Stalin

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


  • "The Constitution shall never be prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

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

    Dave Barry

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "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

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

    Groucho Marx

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


  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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


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

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • “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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

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

    Sam Adams

  • 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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"


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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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


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

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

  • "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."

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "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

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


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

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

    George Orwell

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

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


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

    George Washington

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”

    Pietro Aretino

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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Dick Cheney

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • “The 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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    George Orwell

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


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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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


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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “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)

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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


  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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


  • “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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "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)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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


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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    John Wooden

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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


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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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


  • "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

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

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


  • "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)

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

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

    Daniel Webster

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

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

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


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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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


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

    George Washington

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"


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


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

    George Mason

  • “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

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

    Government Motto

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "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

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


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

    John Adams (1826)

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


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


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

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    James Madison

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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


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

    Anatole France

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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


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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • "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

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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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


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

    Bob Hope

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


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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

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


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


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


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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    George W. Bush

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

  • "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

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


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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The 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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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


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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • “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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Kathy Ireland

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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


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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Lord Byron

  • "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)

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

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


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

    George Mason

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

    Douglas Casey

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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


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

    George Washington

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

    Evan Sayet

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    George Washington

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


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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Mitt Romney

  • "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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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


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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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


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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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)

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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."


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

    James Bovard

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Doug Powers

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

  • "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain"

    Robert Frost

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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."


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

    George Berkeley

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • "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

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


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


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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • “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”

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Robert Novak

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


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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Willis Player

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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


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

    James Madison

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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


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

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    John Adams

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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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


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

    Benjamin Franklin

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


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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

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

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

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


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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adolph Hitler

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Jack Miner

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


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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • “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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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


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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    von Clausewitz

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Orwell

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


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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

  • “The 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

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

    Alexander Pope

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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


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

    Pat Flynn

  • “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

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

    William Pitt

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


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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    David Stockman

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    George Washington

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • “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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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


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

    James Madison

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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


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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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)

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

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


  • 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

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


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

    Upton Sinclair

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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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


  • “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

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


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

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


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

    Cal Thomas

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "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.

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

    Robert Frost

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

    William Pitt

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

    George Washington

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

    Robert Brault

  • "If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.”

    Thomas Sowell

  • "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

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

    Mike Adams

  • "No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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?"


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


  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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)

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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


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


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

    Byrd Baggett

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Washington

  • "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it."

    Frederic Bastiat

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

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

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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


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

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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


  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Patrice Lewis

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


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

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

    American Citizen

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"


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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • “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

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

  • "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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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


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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

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


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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

  • “The 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 )

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

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

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Ayn Rand

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


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


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

    Thomas Fuller

  • “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”

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Adams

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Jay

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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


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

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


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

    Mark Twain

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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


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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "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.

  • "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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    John Wooden

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    James Madison

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "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

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Mark Twain

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