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Gregory Mocks LaPierre For Proposing Armed Guards, But Sends Kids To High-Security School
Posted By: DOC on December 24, 2012 07:36 PM in Hypocrisy Hotline
Daniel Halper  WeeklyStandard.com Published on December 23, 2012


"David Gregory mocked the NRA's Wayne LaPierre for proposing that armed guards be at every school in America. But the NBC host seems to have no problem with armed guards protecting his kids everyday where they attend school in Washington, D.C.

"You proposed armed guards in school. We'll talk about that in some detail in a moment. You confronted the news media. You blamed Hollywood and the gaming industry. But never once did you concede that guns could actually be part of the problem. Is that a meaningful contribution, Mr. LaPierre, or a dodge?," asked Gregory.

Later the host suggested that guns don't prevent violence in schools (he cited the mass shootings at Columbine and Virginia Tech). "But you would concede that, as good as an idea as you think this is, it may not work. Because there have been cases where armed guards have not prevented this kind of massacre, this kind of carnage. I want you would concede that point, wouldn't you?," Gregory pleaded.

The NBC host would go on the rest of the segment to suggest that armed guards might not be effective in preventing mass murders at school. Which is perhaps an interesting theoretical argument.

But when it comes to Gregory's own kids, however, they are secured every school day by armed guards.

The Gregory children go to school with the children of President Barack Obama, according to the Washington Post. That school is the co-ed Quaker school Sidwell Friends.

According to a scan of the school's online faculty-staff directory, Sidwell has a security department made up of at least 11 people. Many of those are police officers, who are presumably armed.

Moreover, with the Obama kids in attendance, there is a secret service presence at the institution, as well. 

It's safe to say the school where Gregory sends his kids is a high-security school. It's just odd he'd want it for his kids, but wouldn't be more open to it for others." -- Daniel Halper


Daniel Halper  WeeklyStandard.com December 23, 2012

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • “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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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."

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Aristotle

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "The 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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Doug Powers

  • "America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within."

    Josef Stalin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

  • “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)

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

    Tacitus

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Wooden

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Aristotle

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

  • “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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    William Faulkner

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "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

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

  • “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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

  • “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

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "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

  • “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

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

  • "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

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

    Maya Angelou

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Brad Thor

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "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"

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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"

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • 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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Anonymous

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “The news is not about news anymore. It’s about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.”

    Charlie Daniels

  • "If a 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

  • "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."

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Syrus

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • 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

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

    WAG

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Samuel Johnson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Socrates

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Moliere

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    George Orwell

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Tullius Cicero

  • "I 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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    James Madison

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "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

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    John Wayne

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Unknown

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Leo Durocher

  • “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”

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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)

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    WAG

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • 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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

  • "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

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

    William Pitt

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Voltaire

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Danny Schecter

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    George Mason

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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”

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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.

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

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

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • “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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Plato

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

    James Madison

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 )

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

    Confucious

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

    John Kerry

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Doug Larson

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

  • “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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    WAG

  • “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)

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    David Letterman

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "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

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Luck

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

  • “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

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Ann Landers

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "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 pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George Orwell

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    GR

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

  • "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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

  • "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)

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

  • “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

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

    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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Sam Adams

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

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “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

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

    Plato

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Anatole France

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "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

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

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

    Rick Perry

  • "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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "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)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    WAG

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

    George Eliot

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

    George Mason

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

  • 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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    American Patriot

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Government Motto

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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


    WAG

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Progressive apologist

  • “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)

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    WAG

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    David Stockman

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • “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