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President Kennedy, The Fed And Executive Order 11110
Posted By: Letters on October 2, 2012 01:24 AM in MONEY
Cedric X Published on January 17, 1996

Executive Order 1110 gave the US the ability to create its own money backed by silver. ...

"On June 4, 1963, a little known attempt was made to strip the Federal Reserve Bank of its power to loan money to the government at interest. On that day President John F. Kennedy signed Executive Order No. 11110 that returned to the U.S. government the power to issue currency, without going through the Federal Reserve. Mr. Kennedy's order gave the Treasury the power "to issue silver certificates against any silver bullion, silver, or standard silver dollars in the Treasury." This meant that for every ounce of silver in the U.S. Treasury's vault, the government could introduce new money into circulation. In all, Kennedy brought nearly $4.3 billion in U.S. notes into circulation. The ramifications of this bill are enormous.

With the stroke of a pen, Mr. Kennedy was on his way to putting the Federal Reserve Bank of New York out of business. If enough of these silver certificats were to come into circulation they would have eliminated the demand for Federal Reserve notes. This is because the silver certificates are backed by silver and the Federal Reserve notes are not backed by anything. Executive Order 11110 could have prevented the national debt from reaching its current level, because it would have given the gevernment the ability to repay its debt without going to the Federal Reserve and being charged interest in order to create the new money. Executive Order 11110 gave the U.S. the ability to create its own money backed by silver.

After Mr. Kennedy was assassinated just five months later, no more silver certificates were issued. The Final Call has learned that the Executive Order was never repealed by any U.S. President through an Executive Order and is still valid. Why then has no president utilized it? Virtually all of the nearly $6 trillion in debt has been created since 1963, and if a U.S. president had utilized Executive Order 11110 the debt would be nowhere near the current level. Perhaps the assassination of JFK was a warning to future presidents who would think to eliminate the U.S. debt by eliminating the Federal Reserve's control over the creation of money. Mr. Kennedy challenged the government of money by challenging the two most successful vehicles that have ever been used to drive up debt - war and the creation of money by a privately-owned central bank. His efforts to have all troops out of Vietnam by 1965 and Executive Order 11110 would have severely cut into the profits and control of the New York banking establishment. As America's debt reaches unbearable levels and a conflict emerges in Bosnia that will further increase America's debt, one is force to ask, will President Clinton have the courage to consider utilizing Executive Order 11110 and, ifso, is he willing to pay the ultimate price for doing so?

Executive Order 11110 AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 10289


By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, it is ordered as follows:
Section 1. Executive Order No. 10289 of September 19, 1951, as amended, is hereby further amended-
By adding at the end of paragraph 1 thereof the following subparagraph (j):
(j) The authority vested in the President by paragraph (b) of section 43 of the Act of May 12,1933, as amended (31 U.S.C.821(b)), to issue silver certificates against any silver bullion, silver, or standard silver dollars in the Treasury not then held for redemption of any outstanding silver certificates, to prescribe the denomination of such silver certificates, and to coin standard silver dollars and subsidiary silver currency for their redemption
and --
Byrevoking subparagraphs (b) and (c) of paragraph 2 thereof.
Sec. 2. The amendments made by this Order shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil or criminal cause prior to the date of this Order but all such liabilities shall continue and may be enforced as if said amendments had not been made.
John F. Kennedy The White House, June 4, 1963.
Of course, the fact that both JFK and Lincoln met the the same end is a mere coincidence.
Abraham Lincoln's Monetary Policy, 1865 (Page 91 of Senate document 23.)
Money is the creature of law and the creation of the original issue of money should be maintained as the exclusive monopoly of national Government.
Money possesses no value to the State other than that given to it by circulation.
Capital has its proper place and is entitled to every protection. The wages of men should be recognised in the structure of and in the social order as more important than the wages of money.
No duty is more imperative for the Government than the duty it owes the People to furnish them with a sound and uniform currency, and of regulating the circulation of the medium of exchange so that labour will be protected from a vicious currency, and commerce will be facilitated by cheap and safe exchanges.
The available supply of Gold and Silver being wholly inadequate to permit the issuance of coins of intrinsic value or paper currency convertible into coin in the volume required to serve the needs of the People, some other basis for the issue of currency must be developed, and some means other than that of convertibility into coin must be developed to prevent undue fluctuation in the value of paper currency or any other substitute for money of intrinsic value that may come into use.
The monetary needs of increasing numbers of People advancing towards higher standards of living can and should be met by the Government. Such needs can be served by the issue of National Currency and Credit through the operation of a National Banking system .The circulation of a medium of exchange issued and backed by the Government can be properly regulated and redundancy of issue avoided by withdrawing from circulation such amounts as may be necessary by Taxation, Redeposit, and otherwise. Government has the power to regulate the currency and creditof the Nation.
Government should stand behind its currency and credit and the Bank deposits of the Nation. No individual should suffer a loss of money through depreciation or inflated currency or Bank bankruptcy.
Government possessing the power to create and issue currency and creditas money and enjoying the right to withdraw both currency and credit from circulation by Taxation and otherwise need not and should not borrow capital at interest as a means of financing Governmental work and public enterprise. The Government should create, issue, and circulate all the currency and credit needed to satisfy the spending power of the Government and the buying power of the consumers. The privilege of creating and issueing money is not only the supreme prerogative of Government, but it is the Governments greatest creative opportunity.
By the adoption of these principles the long felt want for a uniform medium will be satisfied. The taxpayers will be saved immense sums of interest, discounts, and exchanges. The financing of all public enterprise, the maintenance of stable Government and ordered progress, and the conduct of the Treasury will become matters of practical administration. The people can and will be furnished with a currency as safe as their own Government. Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity. Democracy will rise superior to the money power.
Some information on the Federal Reserve The Federal Reserve, a Private Corporation One of the most common concerns among people who engage in any effort to reduce their taxes is, "Will keeping my money hurt the government's ability to pay it's bills?" As explained in the first article in this series, the modern withholding tax does not, and wasn't designed to, pay for government services. What it does do, is pay for the privately-owned Federal Reserve System.
Black's Law Dictionary defines the "Federal Reserve System" as, "Network of twelve central banks to which most national banks belong and to which state chartered banks may belong. Membership rules require investment of stock and minimum reserves."
Privately-owned banks own the stock of the Fed. This was explained in more detail in the case of Lewis v. United States, Federal Reporter, 2nd Series, Vol. 680, Pages 1239, 1241 (1982), where the court said:
Each Federal Reserve Bank is a separate corporation owned by commercial banks in its region. The stock-holding commercial banks elect two thirds of each Bank's nine member board of directors.
Similarly, the Federal Reserve Banks, though heavily regulated, are locally controlled by their member banks. Taking another look at Black's Law Dictionary, we find that these privately owned banks actually issue money:
Federal Reserve Act. Law which created Federal Reserve banks which act as agents in maintaining money reserves, issuing money in the form of bank notes, lending money to banks, and supervising banks. Administered by Federal Reserve Board (q.v.).
The FED banks, which are privately owned, actually issue, that is, create, the money we use. In 1964 the House Committee on Banking and Currency, Subcommittee on Domestic Finance, at the second session of the 88th Congress, put out a study entitled Money Facts which contains a good description of what the FED is:
The Federal Reserve is a total money-making machine.It can issue money or checks. And it never has a problem of making its checks good because it can obtain the $5 and $10 bills necessary to cover its check simply by asking the Treasury Department's Bureau of Engraving to print them.
As we all know, anyone who has a lot of money has a lot of power. Now imagine a group of people who have the power to create money. Imagine the power these people would have. This is what the Fed is.
No man did more to expose the power of the Fed than Louis T. McFadden, who was the Chairman of the House Banking Committee back in the 1930s. Constantly pointing out that monetary issues shouldn't be partisan, he criticized both the Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt administrations. In describing the Fed, he remarked in the Congressional Record, House pages 1295 and 1296 on June 10, 1932, that:
Mr. Chairman,we have in this country one of the most corrupt institutions the world has ever known. I refer to the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal reserve banks. The Federal Reserve Board, a Government Board, has cheated the Government of the United States and he people of the United States out of enoughmoney to pay the national debt. The depredations and the iniquities of the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal reserve banks acting together have cost this country enough money to pay the national debt several times over. This evil institution has impoverished and ruined the people of the UnitedStates; has bankrupted itself, and has practically bankrupted our Government. It has done this through the maladministration of that law by which the Federal Reserve Board, and through the corrupt practices of the moneyed vultures who control it.
Some people think the Federal reserve banks are United States Government institutions. They are not Government institutions. They are private credit monopolies which prey upon the people of the United States for the benefit of themselves and their foreign customers; foreign and domestic speculators and swindlers; and rich and predatory money lenders. In that dark crew of financial pirates there are those who would cut a man's throat to get a dollar out of his pocket; there are those who send money into States to buy votes to control our legislation; and there are those who maintain an international propaganda for the purpose of deceiving us and of wheedling us into the granting of new concessions which will permit them to cover up their past misdeeds and set again in motion their gigantic train of crime. Those 12 private credit monopolies were deceitfully and disloyally foisted upon this country by bankers who camehere from Europe and who repaid us for our hospitality by undermining our American institutions.
The Fed basically works like this: The government granted its power to create money to the Fed banks. They create money, then loan it back to the government charging interest. The government levies income taxes to pay the interest on the debt. On this point, it's interesting to note that the Federal Reserve act and the sixteenth amendment, which gave congress the power to collect income taxes, were both passed in 1913. The incredible power of the Fed over the economy is universally admitted. Some people, especially in the banking and academic communities, even support it. On the other hand, there are those, both in the past and in the present, that speak out against it. One of these men was President John F. Kennedy. His efforts were detailed in Jim Marrs' 1990 book, Crossfire:
Another overlooked aspect of Kennedy's attempt to reform American society involves money. Kennedy apparently reasoned that by returning to the constitution, which states that only Congress shall coin and regulate money, the soaring national debt could be reduced by not paying interest to the bankers of the Federal Reserve System, who print paper money then loan it to the government at interest. He moved in this area on June 4, 1963, by signing Executive Order 11,110 which called for the issuance of $4,292,893,815 in United States Notes through the U.S. Treasury rather than the traditional Federal Reserve System. That same day, Kennedy signed a bill changing the backing of one and two dollar bills from silver to gold, adding strength to the weakened U.S. currency.
Kennedy's comptroller of the currency, James J. Saxon, had been at odds with the powerful Federal Reserve Board for some time, encouraging broader investment and lending powers for banks that were not part of the Federal Reserve system. Saxon also had decided that non-Reserve banks could underwrite state and local general obligation bonds, again weakening the dominant Federal Reserve banks.
A number of "Kennedy bills" were indeed issued - the author has a five dollar bill in his possession with the heading "United States Note" - but were quickly withdrawn after Kennedy's death. According to information from the Library of the Comptroller of the Currency, Executive Order 11,110 remains in effect today, although successive administrations beginning with that of President Lyndon Johnson apparently have simply ignored it and instead returned to the practice of paying interest on Federal Reserve notes. Today we continue to use Federal Reserve Notes, and the deficit is at an all-time high.
The point being made is that the IRS taxes you pay aren't used for government services. It won't hurt you, or the nation, to legally reduce or eliminate your tax liability." -- Cedric X

Cedric X January 17, 1996

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    Ann Coulter

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


  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • “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

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


  • “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

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

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

    James Madison

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

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


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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Just because someone says something that’s not factual, does not mean it’s not truthful, if they believe what they are saying."

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

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


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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • "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

  • “The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life”


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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

  • "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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Jack Abramoff

  • “The 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

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

    George Mason

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"


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

    Robert Novak

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


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

    John Jay

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

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

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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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


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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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


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

    Karl Marx

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    Jack Miner

  • "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

  • "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.

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

    Clint Murchison

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


  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"


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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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


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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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


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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • “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

  • 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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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


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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

  • "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

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

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

    Dave Gardner

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    George Washington

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

    George Orwell

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

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


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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "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

  • "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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    John Wooden

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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


  • "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

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


  • "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

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

    Lou Holtz

  • “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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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 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)

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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


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

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

  • “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)

  • “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)

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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


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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

  • You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence"

    C. A. Beard

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    American Citizen

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

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

    Mark Twain

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


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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Larry Elder

  • "I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Henry Ford

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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


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

    James Madison

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Liberal Logic

  • “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

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

    George Sutherland

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

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

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

  • “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

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

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


  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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


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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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.

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

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

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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


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

  • "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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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


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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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 )

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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


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

  • "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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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”

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

    von Clausewitz

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Pat Flynn

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    John Adams

  • "A 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

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

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Paul Jacob

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

  • "I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds. ... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution"

    Grover Cleveland

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

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

    Mark Twain

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    John Adams

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”


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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    George Mason

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


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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Wayne

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Danny Schecter

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dave Barry

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

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


  • “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)

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

    George W. Bush

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

  • "Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind"

    Hugo Black

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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


  • "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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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


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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Mark Twain

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


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


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


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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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


  • "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

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


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


  • “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”

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"


  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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


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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Orison S. Marden

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


  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Paul Horning

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

  • “A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.”

    Ted Nugent

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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


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


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

    James Madison

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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


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

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

    John Adams

  • "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)

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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


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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Doug Larson

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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)

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


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

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kerry

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

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

    Mark Twain

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


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

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

  • "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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • “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

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

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

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

    Steven Wright

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


  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Rod Serling

  • "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."


  • "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?"


  • “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)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • 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.”

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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


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


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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"


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


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


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


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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alfred Adler

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

  • “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)

  • “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?”

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Joseph Addison

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


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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • 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

  • "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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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


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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Larry Elder

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


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

    Milton Friedman

  • “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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Karl Marx

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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


  • “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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Anatole France

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

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

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


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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

    David Stockman

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

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

  • "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

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Leo Durocher

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "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

  • “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

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


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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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


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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Harry Browne

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Alexander the Great

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Willis Player

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

    James Bovard

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “It’s a funny thing about free speech: It can’t be just for your political friends. If freedom means anything, it is the one valuable gift you have to give to your worst enemies, in order to keep it for yourself”

    Doug Christie

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


  • "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

  • "Hey, don’t get me wrong. I 'm all for the government (spending) investing our money into “shovel” ready projects, so long as I’m the one selling the shovels."


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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Charles Dickens

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

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

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

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

    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

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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


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

    Kinky Friedman

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Bob Hope

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Progressive apologist

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Jason Laumark

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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."


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


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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

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


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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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


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

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

    Thomas Edison

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


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

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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Adams

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear."

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    George Orwell

  • 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.


  • "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

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

    George Berkeley

  • "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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    James Madison

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

    Ronald Reagan

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


  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."


  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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


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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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


  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"


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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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


  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Bertrand Russell

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Mark Twain

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    American Patriot

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

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


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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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


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


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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Doug Powers

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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


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


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

    Ayn Rand

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