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When The Left Liked Guns
Posted By: FlyBoy on February 6, 2013 09:47 AM in Hypocrisy Hotline
Joseph Farah   WND.com Published on February 5, 2013


Joseph Farah explains why liberals have changed their tune since '60s

How do you know the left is firmly in charge of the political and cultural establishment in America?

Because now they want to ban guns.

As a former leftist revolutionary during my misguided youth, I recall with crystal clarity when the radical left of the 1960s brazenly bore arms in public, boasted about firearms training, stockpiled arms and ammo and even engaged in armed violence against police.

The Black Panther Party, originally, by the way, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, is a case in point. The organization, led by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton, were often referred to in the ’60s as “the vanguard of the revolution.”

They were known for ambushing police. Newton himself, after being freed from prison for the killing of Oakland police officer John Frey, boasted of murdering him. James Forman, Black Panther Party “minister of foreign affairs,” called for blowing up police stations, killing Southern governors and mayors and murdering 500 cops. They took full advantage of the Second Amendment and California laws that permitted the carrying of loaded rifles and shotguns in public, as long as they were not concealed or pointed at anyone. In May 1967, the Panthers literally invaded, fully armed, the State Assembly of the California Legislature. Later they organized an armed march on the state Capitol when lawmakers introduced legislation banning the carrying of loaded weapons in public.

All of this made them the heroes of the left. So-called “civil rights attorneys” like Charles Garry and William Kunstler and the American Civil Liberties Union defended them for their brazen calls for armed struggle, armed attacks and armed intimidation tactics.

But that was then, and this is now.

Today, the left rules.

And now the left wants to disarm the citizenry – and there is nary a dissenter among its ranks.

Do you get the picture?

The revolutionary left of the 1960s and 1970s – including Barack Obama pals like Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn – saw armed struggle as a means to an end. The end for them was control of the power structure. Now they have achieved it.

It wasn’t just a handful of radicals who took this position back then. Tom Hayden, who later married Jane Fonda and was elected to the California Assembly once invaded by the Black Panthers, was among those who preached about the absolute need for bearing arms and achieving some degree of expertise in their use.

These folks were the darlings and heroes and poster children of liberals everywhere.

The only difference between now and then is who is running things.

Just as V.I. Lenin sold the Bolsheviks on armed struggle, so, too, he was quick to confiscate the guns when he achieved tyrannical power in the Soviet Union.

It’s simply history repeating itself.

Those radicals of the ’60s and ’70s – and I regretfully and penitently admit to being one of them – literally blazed the trail for Barack Obama and the new, new left.

The New Left, as it was known back then, worshipped firearms.

The new, new left does, too – as long as it maintains a monopoly on them and state power.

Make no mistake about it: There are many misguided liberals today who really believe that banning guns will reduce violence in our society. But the hard left that steers their ship of state knows better. Now it’s about control – total control – and the elimination of all potential opposition.

I’m telling you this as someone who has been on both sides of the fence.

I was there. I believed. I saw. I witnessed.

Today I know better. I recognize we live in an imperfect society – like all worldly, fallen institutions and cultures.

And that’s why we need to defend ourselves from evil people – people like those who seek totalitarian control over our country and a monopoly on armed force. They will do almost anything to achieve it.

Don’t ever let them have it." -- Joseph Farah


Joseph Farah   WND.com February 5, 2013

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    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rod Serling

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

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

    James Madison

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "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

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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    James Madison

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    American Citizen

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

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

    WAG

  • “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 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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened”

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    Brad Thor

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Robert Frost

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

    von Clausewitz

  • "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

  • 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.

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

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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    George Washington

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    American Patriot

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

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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

  • "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

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

  • “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 )

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

  • "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

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Horning

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    John Kerry

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Francis Bacon

  • “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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Maya Angelou

  • “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)

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    George Berkeley

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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”

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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.”

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mike Adams

  • "If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate"

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

  • “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

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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”

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Plato

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

    Mark Twain

  • "The 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)

  • “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

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

  • "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"

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

    Paul Jacob

  • "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

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    WAG

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

    George Santayana

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    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

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

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

    Voltaire

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Unknown

  • "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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anonymous

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Orwell

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    WAG

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • “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

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

    WAG

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

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

    WAG

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Joseph Addison

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

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

    Charlie Daniels

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    John Wayne

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Aristotle

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • "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."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ann Coulter

  • "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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    George Orwell

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

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "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)

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Author Unknown

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    John Adams

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Mason

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

    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

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

    WAG

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    George W. Bush

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

    St. Augustine

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Socrates

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    George Washington

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Confucius

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • “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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "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

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

    Willis Player

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

    Confucious

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • 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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Rick Perry

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • 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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Syrus

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

  • “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself”

    James Madison

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

    Will Rogers

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Bob Hope

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    John Adams

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "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)

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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

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

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

    Samuel Adams

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    William Faulkner

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    WAG

  • "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.

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

  • "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

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Government Motto

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

    John Wooden

  • “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)

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    WAG

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

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


    WAG

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

  • “The 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)

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

    John Adams

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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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."

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Tacitus

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Karl Marx

  • "A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims”

    Ayn Rand

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    George Orwell

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Grover Cleveland

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • 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

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • “It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Patrick Henry

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Ann Landers

  • “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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

  • "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

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

    Anatole France

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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “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

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

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

    James Madison

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    GR

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Danny Schecter

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

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

  • 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

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

  • “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

  • "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)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Plato

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Eliot

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Mark Twain