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"The Study Of Money ..."
Posted By: Caxy on March 18, 2015 08:06 AM in MONEY
Published on March 18, 2015


"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. The process by which banks create money is so simple the mind is repelled. With something so important, a deeper mystery seems only decent."– John Kenneth Galbraith writing in 'Money: Whence it came, where it went' (1975).

Century of Enslavement: The History of The Federal Reserve                                         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IJeemTQ7Vk

“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.: -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt


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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    WAG

  • "Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerly exercised for the good of its victims may be the most opressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Lao-tzu

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

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

    Plato

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • “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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

  • 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.

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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”

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • 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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    WAG

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

    Sam Adams

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    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."

    WAG

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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)

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • 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

  • “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”

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

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

  • "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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Alfred Adler

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Galileo

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

    Dick Cheney

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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)

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • "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

  • "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)

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

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    George Mason

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "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)

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Jack Miner

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Doug Powers

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Socrates

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Anatole France

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "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

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

    Moliere

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    James Madison

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    John Adams

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

    American Patriot

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    George Santayana

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

  • "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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

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

    General George Patton

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "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

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Adams

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Erma Bombeck

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    WAG

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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


    WAG

  • "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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Paul Horning

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

  • 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.”

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    WAG

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    American Citizen

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Chinese proverb

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


    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Eliot

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • 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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

  • “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)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Mason

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Syrus

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Rod Serling

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

    WAG

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    George Orwell

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

    John Adams

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Anonymous

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    James Madison

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    James Madison

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    David Stockman

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • "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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The 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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • “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

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

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Evan Sayet

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Maya Angelou

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • “If 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”

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

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

    Tacitus

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    WAG

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

  • “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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    William Pitt

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    Paul Jacob

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • 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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Mark Twain

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Wayne LaPierre

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    WAG

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

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

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

    Sophia Loren

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    St. Augustine

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents"

    James Madison

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    John Jay

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • “It’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

  • "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.

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Aristotle

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Mike Adams

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Matthew 16:26

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

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

    Confucious

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Why would anyone save for tomorrow, if tomorrow, that which you can buy today, will be so much more expensive. Therein lies the problem. Therein lies the plan."

    WAG

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    American Patriot

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Confucius

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "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 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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Cherokee proverb